Saturday, November 28, 2020

Human Steak??!!

Want to get your Jeffrey Dahmer on but are turned off by the work needed, the resulting mess, and those pesky police officers bothering you about missing vagrants? Don't worry. New advances in science have got you covered. Now you too can eat liver and fava beans with a nice Chianti without any pain in the a$$ detectives demanding DNA samples from you, arresting you at your job, or have your false friends start calling you truly hurtful nasty names like cannibal and savage.

Advancements in science and technology have done great things for the world, but as the world continues to change, some things are better left untouched. A “DIY meal kit” for growing steak made from human cells was recently nominated for the “design of the year” by the London-based Design Museum, and while it could dramatically change how food is made, the makers are now assuring people eating their food is not “technically” cannibalism. 

“Growing yourself ensures that you and your loved ones always know the origin of your food, how it has been raised and that its cells were acquired ethically and consentually,” said the website for the potential product. The meal kit was designed by scientist Andrew Pelling, artist Orkan Telhan and Grace Knight. While the product is nowhere near being released to the public, it could one day help the lab-grown meat industry. As long as they figure out a way to convince people it’s not cannibalism.
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