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The Week contest — Lab burgers
What appetizing brand name would you give a lab-grown burger?
 
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Mmm? (Illustration by Sarah Eberspacher | Photos courtesy iStock)

Last week's question: A Brooklyn startup called Modern Meadow has secured a $10 million investment to help it "grow" meat in the laboratory, using animal muscle cells obtained through painless biopsies. What appetizing brand name would you give a lab-grown burger?

RESULTS:


THE WINNER: PETA Patty
Caroline Mancl, Stoughton, Wis.

SECOND PLACE: Pharm to Table
Lydia Sannella, Mill Valley, Calif.

THIRD PLACE: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butchered
Caroline Kerner, Philadelphia


HONORABLE MENTIONS:


Shamburger
Janine Witte, New Hope, Pa.

Chronic Vegetative Steak
Ben Saketkhou, Boca Raton, Fla.

A Chip Off The Old Livestock
J. Craig Hill, Johns Creek, Ga.

No Moos is Good Moos
Ken Kellam III, Dallas

Filet Mignone
John Kalata Sr., Erie, Pa.

The Re-Animeater
Jonathan Sternberg, Burlington, Vt.

The Heisenburger
Eileen Ert, Jenkintown, Pa.

The No Murder Burger
Patricia Walters, Tampa, Fla.

No-Cow-Know-How
Nancy Wilder, Rochester, N.Y.

Phony Baloney
Steve Cook, Wilmington, Del.

A Big Mock
James Haley, Pittsford, Vt.

Mac to the Future
Diane Brooks, Seattle

No Bull Burger
Charles Tebo, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

 

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