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FDA says lab-grown meat is safe for human consumption

Meat sample in open disposable plastic cell culture dish in modern laboratory or production facility. Concept of clean meat cultured in vitro from animal somatic cells.

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By Emma Newburger

November 17, 2022 – 10:23Am EST

The Food and Drug Administration for the first time cleared a lab-grown meat product developed by a California start-up as safe for human consumption, marking a key milestone for cell-cultivated meats to eventually become available in U.S. supermarkets and restaurants.

The FDA cleared Upside Foods, formerly known as Memphis Meats, to use animal cell culture technology to take living cells from chickens and grow the cells in a controlled environment to produce cultured animal cell food.

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