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Artist or CreatorDave Brown
Title or CaptionWhere's the Beef ...?
Extent1 item
Published byThe Independent
Date06 Aug 2013
Embedded text or transcriptIntroducing The Test Tube Burger 100 artificial meet (with added beetroot colouring)
*May contain nuts
Person DepictedCameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
NotesNews: "He may have paid for the world's most expensive beef burger to be created in a university laboratory, but Google's co-founder, Sergey Brin, did not get the chance to taste the first synthetic meat to be cooked and eaten in public. The honour of eating the 5oz patty of cultured meat, which had cost Mr Brin nearly 250,000 pounds in sponsored research funding, went instead to two independent food writers whose verdict was somewhat underwhelming. It tasted "close to meat" but was not as juicy and although it looked and cooked like the real thing it felt too crunchy on the surface and lacked taste in the middle, they said yesterday after sampling the meat at a west London venue. The cultured beef burger, made from 20,000 tiny strands of meat grown in a laboratory dish from a cow's stem cells, was cooked in front of an invited audience and served to the nutritional scientist Hanni Rützler and the author Josh Schonwald. ... " Steve Connor, The Independent
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