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Your Eco-Burger is Ready

Burgers from the Lab, Not the Farm Source:  Stock Photo of Cultured, Lab Grown Beef Pattie More Sustainable, Energy & Environmentally Friendly Meat It's the future of food.  Experts believe a big change in food production is cooking.  Your burger of the future will be an eco-burger.  It will come from the lab, not from the farm. Food Innovation Eco-burgers are being developed in vats by using animal stem cells, feeding them nutrients and growing them into meat.  The process may not sound tasty but the potential is. Sustainable Meat Sources for a Growing Global Population The world needs to increase food production by 50% to feed the global population by 2050.  Lab grown meat could be part of the solution as animal production currently uses 80% of the world's agricultural land. Benefits, Opportunities & Costs Lab grown meat, also known as cultured or clean meat, doesn't use slaughtered animals.  It also requires 200 times less land, 30 times less