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Would you eat a fish finger grown in a lab?...''This is fascinating''

Europe's largest frozen food group and the maker of Birds Eye fish fingers has teamed-up with U.S...

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13.04 15 Sep 2021


Would you eat a fish finger grown in a lab?...''This is fascinating''


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13.04 15 Sep 2021


Europe's largest frozen food group and the maker of Birds Eye fish fingers has teamed-up with U.S. company BlueNalu to develop seafood products grown from cells in a laboratory rather than harvested from the oceans.  

Nomad Foods, says that it aims to commercialise cell-cultured seafood to help meet rising demand and to support efforts to safeguard the long-term sustainability of the planet's fish stocks.   

This is something we have been doing for a while with meat - the first dish-grown beef burger was created in 2013 and it is likely in the coming years we will start to see a lot more lab grown meat and fish in our restaurants and on our supermarket shelves. 

Andrea discussed with Cara Augustenborg, Environmental Policy Fellow at UCD, Hugh in Cork & Holly WhiteAuthor, Vegan and lifestyle blogger...

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