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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

KFC Testing 3D BioPrinted Chicken

One of those things that didn't even possible not too long ago.  Now being tested by a major player.

KFC to 3D Print Chicken Using Lab-Grown 'Meat of the Future'
The fast food chain wants to develop the world's first laboratory-produced chicken nuggets.

Stephanie Mlot
"Our experiment in testing 3D bioprinting technology to create chicken products can also help address several looming global problems," Raisa Polyakova, general manager of KFC Russia, said in a statement. "We are glad to contribute to its development and are working to make it available to thousands of people in Russia and, if possible, around the world."

A final product should be ready for testing this fall in Moscow, where folks are working on additive bioprinting technology that uses chicken cells and plant material to reproduce the taste and texture of meat, "almost" without involving animals. Biomeat has the same microelements of the original product without any additives (typically used in the production, processing, treatment, packaging, transportation, or storage), making it cleaner and more ethical, considering the process does not harm animals.  ... " 

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