The Best Spoof Ads for the Test-Tube Hamburger

Meat grown in a lab may not be the stuff of culinary dreams, but it’s fodder for plenty of jokes.
One of the entries to the in-vitro meat advertising challenge. (Photo: One Minute Briefs/Blogspot)
Aug 11, 2013· 1 MIN READ
A Bay Area native, Andri Antoniades has previously worked as a fashion industry journalist and a medical writer.

So it finally happened. Scientific innovation gave birth to the world's first in-vitro-meat hamburger—because the thought of meat grown in a laboratory sounds delicious. (Just kidding.)

If test-tube meat makes your skin crawl, have no fear. At a cost of more than a quarter of a million dollars, the experiment isn't coming to a McDonald's near you any time soon. But it has given way to some smart and funny spoof art.

In honor of the test-tube burger's recent debut, @OneMinuteBriefs and The Drum challenged followers on Twitter to take one minute and design their own advertisements for in-vitro meat.

Below are some of our favorite entries.

(Photos: One Minute Briefs and The Drum)