Fish from a lab – level 1

19-05-2021 07:00

A company in San Francisco, US, makes salmon meat. The meat grows in a lab.

The meat looks and tastes like real salmon. It is a similar color, too. It is not possible to buy it in a shop now. The company is not very big yet. It still seems that it will be possible in the future.

Salmon is the most popular fish in the world. Sadly, the number of wild fish in the oceans is going down quickly. Salmon farms are in trouble because sea water is getting warmer.

Another problem is that water in oceans is not clean. There are dangerous metals and microplastics in the water. They get in the fish meat. Then, people eat it.

Salmon meat from the lab is clean. Also, it is as healthy as real salmon.

Difficult words: salmon (a popular fish to eat that has pink meat), lab (a place where scientists work), microplastic (a very small piece of plastic that is in water, and it is dangerous for people and animals), healthy (very good for the body).

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