It’s food (sorry to disappoint some of you). Researcher Mark Post has said he spent $325,000 developing the “meat” using engineered muscle stem cells grown in a broth made from a calf blood product. Mmmmm, calf blood product. Opinions from a recent taste test indicate that the appearance and texture are right but the flavor is a bit off (most likely due to a lack of fat). Also, it’s neither vegan nor kosher. On the bright side at least someone is working on a competitor for KFC’s mutant genetically engineered chicken.
What a KFC mutant chicken might look like