The BBC’s Cultured Meat Update

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.