We must ensure that fake meats are properly vetted and regulated to protect the health and well-being of consumers and prevent false or deceptive marketing.
Leghemoglobin, used for the Impossible Burger blood, has genetically engineered roots and is groundbreaking in other ways.
Instead of vilifying fake meat, show the consumer that you welcome innovation and will work harder to earn their trust and produce superior products.
Mississippi’s new law, which went into effect July 1, prohibits mislabeling of food products from animal cultures, plants, and insects as meat products.
Cattlemen say it should be the USDA overseeing lab-grown fake meat products, not the FDA. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and other leading organizations in the animal agriculture industry (“the Barnyard”) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to ensure the USDA acts as the primary regulatory authority over lab-grown fake meat […]
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is gearing up for a public dialogue on fake meat products next month after the FDA announced it will be holding a meeting to address cultured meat technology. “NCBA looks forward to participating fully in the public meeting, and will use the opportunity to advocate for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]
Missouri has become the first state to address the fake meat issue with legislation, sending a signal to other states to follow suit. The bill prohibits misrepresenting a product as meat that was not derived from harvested livestock. The legislation comes at a time when laboratory grown meat is being debated throughout the country and […]
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the federal government needs to step up to the plate and regulate fake meat. The NCBA has submitted official comments to the USDA outlining key principles for the regulation of plant-based and lab-grown imitation beef products. The comments, filed in response to Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) Petition Number […]