• Political impact lingers after two main events in meat industry

    28 days ago - By Food Safety

    Political ramifications are coming in from two events in the past week involving the meat industry.
    The first event was a July 12 forum sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on issues surrounding the cultured meat grown from in vitro animals cell culture.
    A big newsmaker at that event was Dr. Michael Hansen, senior scientist for Consumers Union, the advocacy division for the iconic Consumer Reports. A part of Hansen's testimony disclosed a CU survey showing the public pretty well rejects “clean meat” as the name for these new products.
    “By an overwhelming margin, our survey...
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