What is the commercial viability of cultured beef?
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What is the commercial viability of cultured beef?

18.07.2014 Food Matters Live will be running a live twitter Q&A on Wednesday 23 July at 1-2pm with leading food scientist Professor Mark Post, widely known for creating the world’s first lab-grown burger. Take the opportunity to pose questions on the commercial viability of cultured beef to Professor Post - gain his insight and share your views.

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