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heart healthy bacon

2006-03-28 14:33:40.669755+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Hey Nathan, you still reading? Genetic engineering may produce bacon that's even better for you:

Geneticists have mixed DNA from the roundworm C. elegans and pigs to produce swine with significant amounts of omega-3 fatty acids -- the kind believed to stave off heart disease.

[ related topics: Cool Science Food Bioinformatics Food - Bacon ]

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-03-29 06:40:34.641376+00 by: nkane

mmmm bacon aahhhhhhhh

You're not the first one to think of me when reading this story. I wonder why that is? :)

#Comment Re: made: 2006-03-29 15:02:24.566049+00 by: Diane Reese

I love bacon, but y'know, roundworm DNA? It's just not getting the salivary glands going, sorry to say...

#Comment Re: made: 2006-03-30 06:19:02.453682+00 by: TC

mmmmm roundworm applewood smoked peppered roundworm fritata....

personally get my omega3 from ahi(yellow fin),halibut, cashews and various other lessor fish and nuts.