One Cool Thing: Printed Beef — It’s What’s for Dinner!

Photo: Aleph Farms

Bringing new meaning to conjuring up dinner, an Israeli company has pioneered a cruelty-free ribeye steak made from real cow cells and “produced” by a 3D printer.  The company, Aleph Farms, prints living cells that are incubated to grow, differentiate and interact — the result is meat with the texture and qualities of a real steak. Late last year a U.S. start-up, Eat Just, was approved to sell lab-grown chicken meat — a significant milestone in the food industry.  These developments could revolutionize the future of food.  These steaks may not be as good for you as vegetables, but at least they don’t harm a cow and think of the carbon benefits!

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