Modern Meadow aims to print raw meat using bioprinter

In the future, your beef may come from a printer, not a cow

When you buy some beef at the butcher’s, you know it comes from cattle that once mooed and chewed.

But imagine if this cut of meat, just perfect for your Sunday dinner, had been made from scratch – without slaughtering any animal.

US start-up Modern Meadow believes it can do just that – by making artificial raw meat using a 3D bioprinter.

Peter Thiel, one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent venture capitalists, Paypal co-founder and early Facebook investor, has just backed the company with $350,000 (£218,000).

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Source: BBC

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