Lab-grown meat could soon be coming to the United States!
The FDA gave the pre-market consultation greenlight to a company called UPSIDE Foods.
UPSIDE Foods uses animal cell culture technology to take living cells from chickens and grow the cells in a controlled environment to make cultured animal cell food.
“The decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) means that a company called Upside Foods will soon be able to sell chicken made from real animal cells grown in bioreactors instead of requiring the slaughter of live animals,” WIRED reports.
Breaking: The FDA has approved lab-grown meat for the first time in the US. https://t.co/fYfwIWt2JL
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