FDA Seeks to Regulate Lab-Grown Meat

By MCNS Staff

Lab grown meat is likely to soon hit a grocery store near you.

Lab grown meat is likely to soon hit a grocery store near you.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it intends to regulate lab-grown meat this past week. Given this announcement, we now have an idea about how the US government plans to deal with this new technology.

According to newfoodcompany.org, some concerns have arisen over the fact that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), rather than the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), wants to regulate lab meat. Currently, the USDA oversees meat products.

Either way, observers suggest that lab-grown or “clean” meats are years away from being stocked on grocery store shelves.

For more on the regulation of lab-grown meats, click here.

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