June 20, 2018

Welcome to the turf battle over lab-grown meat

The FDA on Friday declared it has jurisdiction over lab-grown meat – a surprising move that marks the beginning of a high-stakes battle over which part of the government should regulate the buzzy products.

Both FDA and the Department of Agriculture have signaled they want to oversee the burgeoning sector of lab-grown or cultured products, which take animal cells and multiply them to recreate foods like chicken nuggets and burgers.  Read more

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