Schmeat: Lab-Grown Meat?


A hamburger patty made from lab-grown meat — or ‘schmeat’ — is expected to be unveiled and grilled later this month at an event in London that is highly anticipated by animal rights activists and other backers. ‘The vision for this burger is really to attract support, to attract funding,’ said social sciences researcher Neil Stephens in an interview with CBC’s The Current host Anna Maria Tremonti. ‘And I’m sure it will because it’s a very enticing idea for many people… ‘It’s something that everyone else across the world, food companies and consumers, are involved in deciding.” w/ photos

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