[LMB] Sorry, Cordelia! Here, have a real steak.

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 02:24:21 BST 2021


I've had the Impossible Whopper which uses plant based protein and
flavoured and textured to taste and feel like beef. Actually it tasted
pretty much like beef and  I quite enjoyed. I don't know if it will replace
the real animals but it's a bit more climate friendly.

On Mon, Sep 27, 2021, 6:34 AM James M. BRYANT G4CLF <james at jbryant.eu>
wrote:

> Lois Herself wrote:-
>
>  > Plunkins.? Which contain protein/the compete list of necessary
>  > amino acids, all the critical vitamins including C, and for a bonus,
>  > fiber. Perfect food bars. And bioengineered, with the WGW
>  > magic-science way back when before the fall of that civilization.
>
>  > Complete-protein plants would do the job, if they could be made
>  > palatable and not boring.
>
> Jason Long wrote:-
>
>  > The real problem appears to be that meat cells require pharma-grade
>  > precursors and technology to produce and the processes are vastly
>  > different and more complex than making vaccines.
>
>
> There are a lot of medical/biological procedures which were originally
> done as expensive and complex in-patient/in-laboratory operations and
> are now safely and cheaply done in the surgery or even in the home.
>
> Lois's plunkins probably cost a helluva lot to develop but now need
> merely to be planted (and have their ground tweaked) and then grow.
> If the civilization had not fallen what's the odds that a range of
> tastier plunkins, with many textures, might have been developed?
>
> Once you know something can be done, doing it cheaper and better is
> usually a matter of time (and demand - people will go to a lot of
> trouble to produce something that everyone needs, less so if only
> a few people will ever be interested).
>
> James - who does not insist on "meat" from an animal, but does demand
> the best possible flavour, texture, nourishment and price.
>
>
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