Lots of questions surround lab-grown meat


Questions about who should regulate lab-grown meat and its environmental impact remain unanswered.

Agri-Pulse is reporting the Food and Drug Administration has signaled it believes it has jurisdiction over cultured meat grown in laboratories as it holds a hearing next week to gather more input on the issue.

U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue has indicated his department should have authority, telling a congressional hearing earlier this year “meat and poultry has been under the sole purview of USDA.”  Perdue said he expects any product labeled as meat would come under that same inspection criteria.

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