Monday, March 27, 2006

Can I Get A Veggie Burger with Sprouts on Whole Wheat?

Current mood: queasy

March 27, 2006 From The New York Times:

Pork That's Good for the Heart May Be Possible With Cloning


A group of university researchers said yesterday that they had created what sounds like a nutritional holy grail: cloned pigs that make their own omega-3 fatty acids, potentially leading to bacon and pork chops that might help your heart.
For now, the benefits of the research are theoretical.


The benefits are especially theoretical for the pigs.

(Deeplip, who doubts that the benefits of supporting the meat industry and endorsing genetically modified foods are theoretical for Ms. Kolata.)