USDA, FDA Stake Out Conflicting Claims Over Cultured Meat

July 09, 2018
FDA and the United States Department of Agriculture are in dispute over which agency should regulate foods resembling meat, poultry and seafood that are produced using small amounts of cells from the animal that the food product is supposed to resemble. While USDA went on record in an interview with Politico last month saying cultured meat falls within its jurisdiction, FDA claims that its history of regulating novel food products places cultured meat within its turf. FDA seems to...

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