Lab-grown meat startups that rely on animal cells to produce beef, poultry and seafood products have caught the eye of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which has begun the process of regulating the industry.
State cattlemen’s groups and national organizations representing beef producers shared their concerns with lab-grown meat labeling and safety to two government agencies.
The production of cell cultured meat or alternative proteins will soon receive federal oversight from three agencies.
Betsy Jibben with AgDay has the story.
Two cattlemen’s organizations are debating what to call lab-grown “meat,” and within that debate is who should regulate the emerging product and possible competitor to beef.
Burger King is starting a pilot project in 59 restaurants to start selling a plant-based Whopper and if successful the Impossible Whopper could be found in more than 7,000 locations nationwide.
Long before humans understood the biology of genetic inheritance, they selected their domestic animals with the most desirable traits for breeding.
A third generation ranch in Japan that specializes in Wagyu genetics is partnering with a California-based lab-grown meat startup.
Report shows substantial decline in sales of medically important antibiotics for food animal use during 2017.