The U.S. Government Accountability Office has released its report on the partnership between the Food and Drug Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture. The report recommends that the two agencies “more fully incorporate leading practices for effective collaboration in the agencies’ interagency agreement.”
GAO Recommends FDA and USDA “Fully Incorporate” Collaboration Practices for Regulation of Cellular Agriculture
New Book Grapples with the Sustainability of Meat Production
A new book, Green Meat?: Sustaining Eaters, Animals, and the Planet, examines the complexity of the relationship between raising animals for food and sustainability by considering the issue from interdisciplinary lenses.
Perfect Day Secures “No Questions” Letter for its Non-Animal Whey Protein
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a letter to cultivated dairy startup Perfect Day, stating that the agency currently has “no questions” regarding the company’s conclusion that its non-animal whey protein is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) for its intended use.
Virginia Governor Vetoes Bill Limiting Definition of “Milk”
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam vetoed a bill passed by both the House and Senate that would have prohibited foods to be labeled as “milk” unless that product was “obtained by the complete milking of a healthy hooved mammal.”