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PETA offers one million dollars for fake meat

Postby makeworldbetter » Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:52 am

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PETA said scientists are working to develop meat using animal stem cells.

"More than 40 billion chickens, fish, pigs, and cows are killed every year for food in the United States in horrific ways," PETA said Monday in a release. "Chickens are drugged to grow so large they often become crippled, mother pigs are confined to metal cages so small they can't move, and fish are hacked apart while still conscious -- all to feed America's meat addiction."

The group said "in vitro meat" would spare animals from suffering and reduce the effects the meat industry has on the environment.

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