Industry Groups At Odds On Defining Cultured Meat, But Say Not FDA's Turf

July 09, 2018
Meat industry organizations disagree on how to define foods resembling meat, and beef in particular, produced using small amounts of cells from the animal that the food product is supposed to resemble count as meat, but they agree FDA has no business getting involved. The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted a petition to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in February requesting the agency “limit the definition of beef to product from cattle...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on the coming Democrat-controlled House of Representatives, drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.