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Lab-Grown Meat Tastes... Boring

The first lab-grown beef burger—which cost $330,000—could redefine meat as we know it. 

In August, three people shared a $330,000 hamburger that could redefine meat as we know it. The 5-ounce patty — which took three months and a slew of technicians to produce — was the world’s first lab-grown “cultured beef” burger. 

The protein product began with tissue samples from two donor cows in Belgium. 

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