Cattle Group Wants Cell Cultured Meats Truthfully Labeled


Radio 570 WNAX (SD)

Sep 7, 2021


The USDA is seeking public comments on the labeling of meat and poultry products made using cultured cells derived from animals. Nebraska Cattlemen Association Executive Vice President Pete McClymont says putting proper rules in for those meats is an important step in truthful labeling which his groupís members wholly support.


Under the rule making process the Food and Drug Administration will transfer oversight of the cell harvest stage to the USDAís Food Safety and Inspection Service which McClymont says is the proper move.


McClymont says there is a 60 day public comment period and heís encouraging his groupís members and other livestock producers to submit their views on this important issue...


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