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NCBA Announces Campaign for “Fake Meat Facts”

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) launched a new campaign highlighting critical questions about the production of lab-grown fake meat. The Fake Meat Facts campaign will shine a spotlight on the many unknowns that the federal government must clarify before finalizing the regulatory framework for these emerging products.   “The federal government is moving in the right direction on lab-grown fake meat oversight, …

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NCBA Announces 2019 Policy Priorities

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Fake Meat, Trade, Dietary Guidelines, Regulatory Relief Top List The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) released its official Policy Priorities for 2019. The release came as approximately 10,000 members of the cattle industry joined together for its annual convention and NCBA Trade Show, which is being held this week in New Orleans. This year’s Policy Priorities include a mix of familiar and …

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Farmers and Ranchers Digest Information on Alternative Protein Sources

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

Whether it is called fake meat or clean meat, products containing alternative sources of protein have been appearing in supermarkets and restaurants around the country, and are competing with traditionally raised animal agriculture products. Farmers and ranchers at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention engaged with experts on what alternative sources of protein are, who backs them and …

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NCBA Continues Efforts on Lab-Grown Fake Meat

Dan Beef, Cattle

One issue that was big for the meat industry last year, lab-grown fake meat, continues to be discussed this year. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Director of Government Affairs, Danielle Beck, looks at their efforts as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continue negotiating on a regulatory framework.

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NCBA Efforts on Fake Meat Continue

Dan Beef, Cattle

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) recently took part in a two-day public meeting about fake meat. The event, hosted jointly by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), covered a wide range of topics for consideration, including potential production hazards, food labeling, and marketing claims. NCBA’s Danielle Beck explains where things go from …

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NCBA Attends Fake Meat Hearing

Dan Beef, Cattle

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) took part in a two-day public meeting about fake meat last week The event, hosted jointly by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), covered a wide range of topics for consideration, including potential production hazards, food labeling, and marketing claims. NCBA President-elect, Jennifer Houston from Tennessee, attended the hearing and explains …

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NCBA to Reiterate Unwavering Support for USDA Oversight of Lab-Grown Fake Meat

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) will highlight the food safety and product labeling expertise of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) during a two-day public meeting on lab-grown fake meat. The public meeting, hosted jointly by USDA and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), takes place October 23-24. The meeting agenda lists a wide range of topics for consideration, …

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NCBA Comments on “Fake Meat” Oversight

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

Danielle Beck, director of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) advocated for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to oversee lab-grown fake-meat products. She spoke during a meeting hosted by the Food and Drug Administration. The goal of the meeting was to give interested parties and the public a chance to comment on the technology and regulations …

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Cattlemen Dealing with Fake Meat and Trade

Dan Beef, Florida, Trade

  There are various issues facing cattle producers across the country right now, but two of the top ones are fake meat and trade. While attending the 2018 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Kevin Kester talked with AgNet Media’s Gary Cooper about both of those issues. Cattlemen Dealing with Fake …