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PETA roasts Impossible Burger for rat tests, suggests patties cause cancer

5 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The impossible burger
The oft controversial animal-rights group PETA has beef with the ostensibly animal-friendly Impossible Burger.
PETA, short for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is fired up over the fact that the vegetarian burger's maker, Impossible Foods, tested the safety of its faux patty on animals. Impossible Foods has openly noted that it conducted animal experiments-involving a total of 188 rats-to convince the Food and Drug Administration that the burger's key, blood-like ingredient qualified as a safe food additive. The company was after a controversial...
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