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Todd Hoff
What Would a Test-Tube Hamburger Taste Like? | TIME Ideas | -
What Would a Test-Tube Hamburger Taste Like? | TIME Ideas |
"Scientists in the United Kingdom announced on Monday that they believe they are close to growing hamburger meat in a lab. So close, in fact, that they have recruited Britain’s greatest chef, Heston Blumenthal, to cook the meat once it is ready. According to the The Guardian, “The current plan is for Blumenthal to cook it for a mystery guest, to be chosen by the research project’s anonymous funder.” Who will be the lucky taste-taster, the Yuri Gagarin of hamburgers? It won’t be me. Let it be Lemmy or Nigel Slater or Pippa Middleton. I just can’t, in good conscience, do it. Here’s why." - Todd Hoff from Bookmarklet
I'm not sure how I feel about this. Repulsed, certainly, but it's also interesting. - Todd Hoff
There's a moral aspect to all of this. Slavery ended when we had the manufacturing technology to stop using human labor. Eating animals can only end when we have a suitable replacement. - Todd Hoff