U.S. approves chicken made from cultivated cells
By AP NewsNews Emerging Trends
Step makes it the nation’s first ‘lab-grown’ meat.
For the first time, U.S. regulators on Wednesday approved the sale of chicken made from animal cells, allowing two California companies to offer “lab-grown” meat to the nation’s restaurant tables and eventually, supermarket shelves.
The Agriculture Department gave the green light to Upside Foods and Good Meat, firms that had been racing to be the first in the U.S. to sell meat that doesn’t come from slaughtered animals — what’s now being referred to as “cell-cultivated” or “cultured” meat as it emerges from the laboratory and arrives on dinner plates.
For the full story, click here.
Print this page
- B.C. launches $20M flood mitigation fund for the Fraser Valley
- PIC unveils program for small flock and non-supply managed flocks