Want Fries With That Test Tube Burger?

Posted on 08/5/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIt’s a burger that cost $330,000 and the nicest thing they could say about it was, “It tastes close to meat.” I used to say that every time I ate in the school cafeteria, but this burger was different: It’s the very first meat grown entirely in a lab. Dutch scientists, bankrolled by Google cofounder Sergey Brim, wanted to come up with a way to make meat for the world’s growing population that didn’t involve the environmentally and economically costly …

Ground Beef Without ‘Pink Slime’ — Here’s Where To Find It

Posted on 03/13/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIf you love a juicy burger now and then, or rely on ground beef for quick family meals, you’ve probably been horrified by the recent controversy over “pink slime.” Pink slime, as it was dubbed by two former USDA scientists because of its gelatinous texture, is a cheap filler added to an estimated 70 percent of the ground beef sold at supermarkets and up to 25 percent of each American hamburger patty, according to ABC News. It’s made from the nasty bits …