Canadian Poultry Magazine

Lab-grown chicken coming soon to the U.S.

By Toronto Sun   

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But Canadians will have to wait.

The Canadian food scene is going to look a lot different in the coming years with the addition of lab-grown meat and dairy products, according to an expert.

For the first time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this month approved lab-grown meat — produced by a company called Upside Food — for human consumption.

The product is made from cultured cells of chickens grown in stainless steel tanks, meaning no animals are harmed in its production. It’s expected to hit shelves south of the border in early 2023.


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