Scientists in the Netherlands Annouce Creation of First Lab-Grown Pork

SCIENTISTS have grown meat in the laboratory for the first time.

Experts in Holland used cells from a live pig to replicate growth in a petri dish.

The advent of so-called “in-vitro” or cultured meat could reduce the billions of tons of greenhouse gases emitted each year by farm animals — if people are willing to eat it.

Researchers at Eindhoven University have for the first time grown meat in a laboratory.

Team grows meat in a labAstonishingly, they claim not to have actually tried it thanks to laboratory rules, but say it is basically a soggy version of pork. They hope to improve the texture, with the aim of having something that could be used in sausages within five years.