Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> At 8:17pm -0800 2/15/01, Adrian Tymes wrote:
> >Ralph Lewis wrote:
> >> If PETA is so concerned about the welfare of animals why don't they put
> >> their money where their mouth is and fund a program of DNA/tissue research
> > > to develop a healthy tank grown meat to replace existing animal sources.
> >I had the same thought.
> Most PETA-types are also Greens or naturalists. The idea of growing
> meat in a vat, or even the concept of DNA/tissue research would be
> repugnant to them. They would support research into processing
> natural veggies, such as soy-beans, into a meat substitute.
> (Although they would simultaneously fight against genetically
> modified soybeans that taste like meat!)
Hmm...then, might there be other groups willing to fund - or, if
funded, do - research for and commercialization of vat meat? One could
definitely make a business case for this to most major food companies
for investment, if one could find the people to actually do the R&D.
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