$375,000 beef burger now being sold in the United KingdomBy Mason White 3:19 PM August 1, 2013
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By: Moses Gold
Would like to eat the most expensive burger ever made? Then, you would need to travel to the United Kingdom.
The 250,000 pound or $375,000 beef burger made with synthetic meat is now being served in the U.K.
It is the world’s most expensive burger, and consists of over 3,000 artificial meat strips.
The meat was produced from synthetic cow cells, grown in a laboratory.
A select few members of the public have been invited to see the burger, which will be cooked next week in West London.
It is expected to be sold in stores within the next ten years.
Professor Mark Post said on Sunday: “Over time, my view is that we will have a limited supply of animals to feed the world. So we basically kill animals and take all of their stem cells to grow more meat, so we would still need real animals for this technology. Right now, we are using 70 percent of our agricultural capacity to grow meat through livestock. We will need alternatives. If we do nothing, meat will become a luxury food and will become very expensive.”