aruvqan at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 13:27:30 GMT 2016
On the decision of something being kosher ..
What is the saying? Two Jews, Three Opinions? =)
Not being particularly religious, it doesn't matter to me but I can see
it being the center of a serious argument of a number of groups. I am
not sure that you can get the flavor from DNA splicing into a bacteria,
I envision something like Chicken Little from the book [a large tumor
mass that slabs of meat is sliced off of] or thin layers meat-glued
together into cutlets that is actually cultured cells from whichever
critter is on the menu. I do know there will be more than enough time
for the debates as I can't see vat meat in grocery store level
production for at least 20 years. I can see 'soylent' cracker type foods
[the 'green' were supposed to be soy and lentil with algae ... oops.]
and more experiments into the 'soylent' meal substitute or Purina Human
Chow where more and more of the lower income people are issued something
like a humane ration that isn't like the ones now [last humane ration I
sampled was vegetarian and had 2 entrees, 1 'snack' that was peanut
butter and strawberry jam with pilot biscuits and 'reasonably'
palatable. I couldn't eat one entree as it had mushrooms, and the other
was a curry with coconut milk in it which I also normally can't eat but
doesn't put me into anaphylaxis so for the conference I ate it and dealt
with the following bathroom issues. If I had been in a camp I would have
had to find someone to swap packages with me to get meals I could eat,
or subsist on PBnCrackers that I traded my entrees for. ]
On 11/28/2016 9:18 PM, Michael Bauminger wrote:
> This assumes that vat meat is considered "meat" for kashrut purposes,
> which is in itself debatable.
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