Lawyers: Key Questions Remain Under FDA, USDA Cell-Based Meat MOU

March 11, 2019
Food industry lawyers say that an agreement penned by FDA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture laying out how the two agencies will regulate cell-based meat and poultry products leaves several key questions unanswered, such as how the review process will work, what standards cell-based meats will have to meet for labeling and what the legal justification is for USDA’s role in regulating the non-traditional meat products The agreement, released Thursday (March 7), formalizes a joint regulatory framework announced by...

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