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Someone Invented a Veggie Burger That Bleeds Its Own Blood

A vegan burger you can order bloody and rare.

Impossible Foods

A biochemist has invented a meatless burger that "bleeds" just like one made of beef. How did he do it? It comes down to heme — a molecule found in certain plants — which is found in hemoglobin, a component of blood. The only question left to answer is: Does it defeat the purpose of a veggie burger?

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