Pork in a Petri Dish - an article forwarded to me from a friend...

She said, "Organic Vegetarianism has never looked so good!" - I agree but I'd further the sentence along by saying "Organic Live Food Veganism has never looked so good!" :-) http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100115/ap_on_he_me/eu_med_petri_pork "

Scientists turn stem cells into pork

In this handout photo made available on Friday Jan. 15, 2010, three pieces of AP – In this handout photo made available on Friday Jan. 15, 2010, three pieces of muscle tissue are seen …
LONDON – Call it pork in a petri dish — a technique to turn pig stem cells into strips of meat that scientists say could one day offer a green alternative to raising livestock, help alleviate world hunger, and save some pigs their bacon. Dutch scientists have been growing pork in the laboratory since 2006, and while they admit they haven't gotten the texture quite right or even tasted the engineered meat, they say the technology promises to have widespread implications for our food supply." click on the link for more of the article... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100115/ap_on_he_me/eu_med_petri_pork