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We ask: Would you eat petri meat? • Brooklyn Paper

We ask: Would you eat petri meat?

Giant open house: The Brooklyn Army Terminal, which opened just after World War II, will be on display during the OpenhouseNY annual weekend.
Photo by Stefano Giovannini

The idea of test tube meat is as intriguing as it is revolting, so we figured we should put the big-money question that could make or break the bio-tech industry to everyday Brooklynites: “Would you eat a hamburger grown in a test tube?”

Un-surprisingly, their responses were as mixed as a vat of ground beef.

— Max Jaeger

Pink slime: A scientist shows beef made in a laboratory from the stem cells of a cow at the first public tasting of the stuff in August, 2013. The first batch cost $300,000 to produce.
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