BBC News’ front page links to an article detailing recent progress. One research group expects to produce its first cultured hamburger patty later this year. But at a cost of $200,000, it’ll be more proof of concept than something ready to join McDonald’s Dollar Menu.
Still, the researchers sound convinced they’ll quickly get costs under control. And that forthcoming burger patty will be a key milestone on the road to making farmed animals and slaughterhouses obsolete. (Thanks, John.) Link.