Green Meat in the French Market

EPA/AHMAD YUSNI

Activists from ''People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals'' (PETA) are painted in green during a campaign in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in June 2011. Apparently, the lamb meat that made it to the French market was also glowing green in the dark.

How a test animal found itself on the plate on an unsuspecting client


On Tuesday, Le Parisien leaked the story of French authorities investigating how genetically modified lamb meat dubbed “Rubis” – with jellyfish protein – was sent to a slaughterhouse and was eventually sold to an unknown customer somewhere in Paris.

In a statement earlier today, the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) confirmed the story and admitted that a female lamb born to a sheep that was genetically modified was sold to an unknown customer, somewhere in Paris, in October...


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