Missouri Meat Law Increases Reg Uncertainty For Cell-Based Industry

By David Roza / August 31, 2018 at 5:51 PM
An industry lawyer said a Missouri law enacted this week to limit the use of the word “meat” on food sold in the state to traditional animal products ramps up the regulatory uncertainty facing cell-based meat producers, who are working to develop foods resembling meat, poultry and seafood that are produced using small amounts of cells from the animal the food product is supposed to resemble. While the state law most directly affects producers of plant-based meats, it could also...

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