"And it would have the added benefit of cutting out some of the waste of current food production methods, says Homaro Cantu, chef and owner of the Moto Restaurant in Chicago, Illinois, who has printed sushi using an ink jet printer.
"Imagine being able to essentially 'grow', 'cook' or prepare foods without the negative industrial impact - everything from fertilizers to saute pans and even packaging," he says.
"The production chain requirements for food would nearly be eliminated."
Local food, could really mean local.
"You can imagine a 3D printer making homemade apple pie without the need for farming the apples, fertilizing, transporting, refrigerating, packaging, fabricating, cooking, serving and the need for all of the materials in these processes like cars, trucks, pans, coolers, etc," he adds."
The Fab@Home Project Team is recruiting students from any and all
majors in Cornell Univeristy who want to help shape the future
of personal manufacturing. Look under "Joining the Team"
and "Upcoming Events" for more information"
That little gem has been up for a year- and updated once - without
anyone at Cornell noticing that "recruit" is not spelled with 2 T's.
Details, details. :-)
So perhaps the scientists are not quite as clueless as the article
seems to paint them; but they do surely seem to be somewhat
communications challenged- if their chef-partners are thinking
what the quotes indicate..