After Stakeholder Outcry, FDA, USDA Plan Joint Cell-Based Meat Meeting

By David Roza / September 10, 2018 at 7:17 PM
After months of heated stakeholder debate over whether FDA or the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) should regulate cell-based meat, the two agencies announced Monday (Sept. 10) that they will host a two-day joint public meeting to discuss oversight of the nascent industry, with a focus on the potential hazards, regulatory issues and labeling of the emerging technology. The announcement came nearly three weeks after some major stakeholders involved with the new technology -- where foods resembling meat, poultry and...

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