Enlarge (credit: Getty |Mark Boster)
Of all the frights you might experience between now and Halloween, this one might be the worst: Chinese scientists have genetically engineered pigs to be reduced-fat.
They meant well.
The engineering created hardier, leaner pigs that the scientists argue will improve pig welfare and cut losses and energy use on farms. Publishing data on their genetically modified pigs in PNAS, the scientists don’t mention anything about how the new pigs will taste.
Read 7 remaining paragraphs

Leave a Reply