Beef rice

By: Trademagazin editor Date: 2024. 04. 16. 10:22

Scientists at Yonsei University in South Korea have invented what they believe is sustainable, high-protein food, called “beef rice”, which is produced using cells from the animal grown in rice grains: muscle and fat stem cells are inserted into rice grains.

Beef rice is not genetically modified food

This article is available for reading in Trade magazin 2024/4

The cell cultivation process gives the hybrid food a pale pink colour and it has more protein and fat than conventional rice, while also keeping carbon emissions low. Beef rice may sound like a kind of genetically modified food, but no DNA modification is taking place in either the plants or the animals. //

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