fake meat

Cattlemen tell Trump USDA should oversee fake meat

· July 27, 2018

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 […]

NCBA eager to discuss fake meat at FDA public meeting

· June 18, 2018

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 first state to pass fake meat bill

· May 22, 2018

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 […]

NCBA: Feds need to enforce accurate labeling for fake meat

· April 11, 2018

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 […]

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