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NCBA on Cell-Cultured Foods Agreement

Dan Beef, Cattle

It was recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have reached an agreement to joint regulation of cell-cultured foods. FDA will manage cell collection, cell banks, and cell growth with USDA taking over during the cell harvest stage, then overseeing production and labeling of cell-based meat products. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association …

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USDA/FDA Meeting on What to Call Cell-Cultured Meat

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

Politico says a recent two-day joint USDA/FDA public gathering on cell-cultured food technology boiled down to a simple question. If it looks like meat and tastes like meat, can you call it meat? During the public comment period, stakeholders offered opinions on what the new form of meat should be called and how it should be labeled, which is a …

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Cell-based Meat Summit Leading to Joint Regulatory Action

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry, Research

The Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration is inching towards a joint regulatory approach for cell-cultured, or so-called lab-grown meats. Agri-Pulse reports Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb “drew no lines in the sand” throughout a two-day meeting on the subject. Gottlieb told reporters that FDA and USDA have worked together in the past, …

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NCC Says USDA Must Take Part in Regulation of Cell-Cultured Meat Products

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

The National Chicken Council (NCC) delivered its priorities for cell-cultured meat products as part of the first joint meeting between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on the use of cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry. “As these new technologies are being explored, it is critical that they receive fair and …

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USDA, FDA Announce Joint Public Meeting on Use of Animal Cell Culture Technology

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock, Pork, Poultry

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24 to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry. The joint public meeting, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service …

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Memphis Meats, NAMI Want Joint Regulation of Cell-Based Meat

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) joined up with Memphis Meats, a San Francisco-based company that’s developing cell-based meat to send a letter to the Trump Administration. The Hagstrom Report says they’re asking that the Food and Drug Administration and the Ag Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service share regulatory responsibilities for cell-based meat. The letter says in the case …

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Groups Want “Fake Meat” Regulated by USDA

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Poultry

Seven groups that represent meat and poultry producers, as well as processors, wrote a letter to President Trump asking him to place cell-cultured protein products under USDA regulation. The meat industry website Meating Place Dot Com says the groups want these products held to the same high standards for food safety and labeling that meat and poultry are held to …