This shrimp is a fake

Biotech company New Wave Foods has invented a way to make shrimp out of red algae that look, feel, and taste like the real thing.

Shrimp is America’s favorite seafood. The nation consumes more than one billion pounds of shrimp annually, which works out to an average of 4 pounds per person – roughly twice amount of salmon and tuna, the next most popular fish. Serving shrimp on this scale, however, comes at a high cost.