First ‘test-tube’ hamburger to be produced this year

February 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Sci-Tech

The world’s first “test-tube” meat, a hamburger made from a cow’s stem cells, will be produced this fall, Dutch scientist Mark Post told a major science conference on Sunday.

Post’s aim is to invent an efficient way to produce skeletal muscle tissue in a laboratory that exactly mimics meat, and eventually replace the entire meat-animal industry.

The ingredients for his first burger are “still in a laboratory phase,” he said, but by fall “we have committed ourselves to make a couple of thousand of small tissues, and then assemble them into a hamburger.”

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List of U.S. Senators who voted for S 510 Food Safety Act

November 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Featured, Police State

(FEDERALJACK)   Senate Bill S 510 – the “Food Safety Modernization Act” – was passed by the U.S. Senate today.  If signed into law, it would unleash a new era of FDA tyranny over farmers, food producers and even small family farms, many of which already exceed the “small farms exclusion” written into the bill.

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