The FPS Review
- May 6, 2019
Finger lickin’ good is going artificial. In what sounds like an elaborate, out-of-season April Fools Joke, KFC has announced that it will be transitioning to laboratory-produced, 3D bioprinted chicken nuggets to offset the growing demand of traditional meat and adopt a more environmentally friendly method of food production. We’re a little worried about how they’ll taste, but KFC insists that they’ll be “as close as possible” to its crispy, artery-clogging originals.
What’s 3D bioprinting, you ask? Well, it’s essentially 3D printing but with cells and other organic materials, which allows for the development of living tissue, bone, and similar living structures. Dr. Frankenstein would be proud.
“3D Bioprinting Solutions is developing additive bioprinting technology using chicken cells and plant material, allowing it to reproduce the taste and texture of...