SuperMeat: Israeli Restaurant Cooks Up Tasty Lab Grown Meat Products

SuperMeat: Israeli Restaurant Cooks Up Tasty Lab Grown Meat Products

  • An Israeli restaurant is certainly at the forefront of modern developments in the culinary world, growing their very own synthetic meat products
  • The rapid production process involves cultivating cells taken from a fertilised chicken egg
  • Meat-lovers around the world seems ecstatic with the creation and many have marvelled at the yummy taste of the cruelty free meat-products

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Diners in Israel are munching on laboratory-grown "meat" that scientists claim is an environmentally friendly way to feed the world's growing population.

Super Meat, Israeli Restaurant, Lab-Grown Meat Products
Israeli chef Shachar Yogev serves burgers made with "cultured chicken" meat. Image: Getty
Source: UGC

The world-first meat product is being sold in the Israeli town of Ness Ziona, where diners munched burgers and minced meat rice rolls made with "cultured chicken" or meat grown in the nearby SuperMeat laboratory.

The Israeli restaurant, charmingly named The Chicken, is a melting pot of avid taste testers waiting to try out the synthetic meats until they get federal approval, as they cannot yet be commercially sold.

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"This is the first time in the world people can actually have a taste of a cultivated meat product, while observing the production and the manufacturing process in front of their eyes," said Ido Savir, SuperMeat's chief executive.

How is the artificial meat made?

According to previous reports by ENCA, The process involves cultivating cells taken from a fertilised chicken egg. Cell cultures are then fed a plant-based liquid including proteins, fats, sugars, minerals and vitamins.

With all the feed going directly into production, it grows rapidly with the mass doubling within a matter of hours.

A world of cruelty-free meat products

According to a previous article by EWN, developers said they are working to provide more ethical and sustainable ways to create cruelty- and slaughter-free meat, with their product.

The human diners said the product was as good as the real thing.

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"It really surprised me," said Lisa Silver, a regular meat-eater.
"If I can get that in a restaurant, I will go vegan, totally. It's a game-changer."

Funny baby tricked into eating regular food with a piece of chicken

In more news on food passing for chicken around the world, we previously reported that the video of a kid being fed her food with a funny trick has gathered massive reactions and views on LinkedIn.

In the clip shared by Richard DiPilla, a fried chicken leg is placed in front of the baby. Whenever she opened her mouth to eat the chicken, another hand scoops her food in her mouth.

The trick worked each time it happened in the video. There were people who said that the baby may have trust issues when she grows up. Some people said it was cute, adding that the baby does not have any idea she is being cheated.

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The clip has over 68,000 views as at the time of writing this report. We compiled some of them below:

Moin Ahmed said:

"This is why people have trust issues."

Tr. James Kimila said:

"This looks like what most governments do to their citizens."

Alka Talwar said:

"Richard DiPilla... ha ha, I recall doing this with my son, distracting him and then spooning in the food that he was avoiding as he was a real fussy eater as a baby."

Dr. Ajaz Ali Shah said:

"Really funny best way for feeding..."

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