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Print raw meat with a 3D bioprinter?

posted Jan 21, 2013, 11:18 AM by Rolfe James   [ updated Jan 26, 2013, 2:49 AM ]

Modern Meadow aims to print raw meat using bioprinter.

Comment: An interesting idea, but with a general mistrust of GM I wonder how this will, err, go down...

When you buy some beef at the butcher's, you know it comes from cattle that once mooed and chewed.But imagine if this cut of meat, just perfect for your Sunday dinner, had been made from scratch - without slaughtering any animal.US start-up Modern Meadow believes it can do just that - by making artificial raw meat using a 3D bioprinter.

In the future, your beef may come from a printer, not a cow!

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news


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