Lab-Grown Meatless Hamburger Is Becoming So Popular That California Cattle Ranchers Are Worried

Jun 1, 2018

The Impossible Burger is one of the meat-free patties trying to mimic the taste and feel of ground beef.
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For decades, vegetarians have used a variety of nut and bean patties as a substitute for one of America's most popular menu items: the hamburger.  But now, a handful of California-based companies are using science to shake things up.  The results are so similar to ground beef, that cattle ranchers are taking action.  Capital Public Radio's Randol White has the story.