‘Clean meat’ is coming. (What’s clean meat?)

‘Clean meat’ is coming. (What’s clean meat?)

Clean meat? So what is that? Is it meat rescued from the floor of the restaurant kitchen within 5 seconds of being dropped (and hence is covered by the 5-second rule)? No (even though restaurants are not beyond doing that).

Nor is clean meat a product that’s unusually heart-healthy because it’s been stripped of every last iota of fat.

Nope. Clean meat is meat cultivated from cells in laboratory (aka, test tube meat).

According to The Wall Street Journal:

A Bay Area food-technology startup says it has successfully developed the world’s first chicken strip grown from self-reproducing cells without so much as ruffling a feather.

And it pretty much tastes like chicken, according to people who were offered samples Tuesday in San Francisco, before a planned big reveal on Wednesday by Memphis Meats Inc.

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