The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will both be involved in regulatory oversight of cell-culture food originating from livestock and poultry, also known as "fake meat."
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) hasn’t released its November numbers past October due to the government shutdown. If they’re anything like October’s numbers, then they could be record-shattering.
Trade talk is a big issue for everyone here at the convention and the focus isn’t just on China. For another year, the priority remains the same, the cattle industry vocal they want a free trade deal with Japan.
If you don’t reflect on the lessons you’ve learned before you move forward, you risk repeating mistakes. That’s wisdom well-earned in the beef industry, and one NCBA's Kendal Frazier is wise to pass on.
Disagree with Uma Valeti, CEO of Memphis Meats, a tech startup making meat from self-reproducing animal cells, if you want. Just don’t dismiss his efforts to bring “real meat—without the animal—to the table.”