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Meatball from long-extinct mammoth created by food firm

By Damian Carrington

28 Mar 2023 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

An Australian company has created meatballs from a long-extinct animal: the mammoth. In this Guardian article, we discover how the company wanted to demonstrate the potential of meat grown from cells.

A mammoth meatball has been created by a cultivated meat company, resurrecting the flesh of the long-extinct animals.

The project aims to demonstrate the potential of meat grown from cells, without the slaughter of animals, and to highlight the link between large-scale livestock production and the destruction of wildlife and the climate crisis.

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