If you thought China had strange food, listen to this: Japanese scientists have found a way to create artificial meat from sewage containing human feces. It's being called the "poop burger." Japanese scientists have actually discovered a way to create edible steaks from human feces. Tokyo Sewage is desperate to find a way to get rid of a large amount of sewage mud. The solution? Eat it.
It turns out that poop has a lot of protein in it, because it's filled with bacteria. On the Digital Trends website, Jeff Hughes writes, "The 'meat' is 63% proteins, 25% carbohydrates, 3% lipids and 9% minerals. The researchers color the poop meat red with food coloring and enhance the flavor with soy protein. Initial tests have people saying it even tastes like beef.." It's also better for the environment and has fewer calories. And although you'd think that meat made out poop would be cheap, at the moment it's more EXPENSIVE than real meat, due to the cost of the research that went into creating them. And can you microwave the leftovers?
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