Food & diet – cloning cows in China

One of the oldie but goldie eco novels is Pohl and Kornbluth’s ‘The Space Merchants’ from the early 1950s (http://www.infinityplus.co.uk/nonfiction/spacemerchants.htm). It’s science fiction but technologists today are working hard to make reality catch up with the novelists’ imaginations. The Chinse project is a foretatse of how we will end up treating animals to keep up with soaring demand for meat (see also: http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/04/world-meat-addiction/http://inhabitat.com/infographic-the-true-environmental-co…/;
and, on ‘cheap’ chickens, http://www.theguardian.com/…/cheap-chicken-we-all-pay-in-th…).

Boyalife, the first stem cell bank in China, is underway in cloning cows to meet the country’s skyrocketing demand for beef. Drug sniffing dogs, racehorses
ECOWATCH.COM
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