A US company that cultivates animal cells to produce meat without killing them has today received the green light for its manufacturing methods, calling it a breakthrough in the food industry.
start up American Upside Foods, which grows animal cells to produce meat without killing animals, was given the green light on Wednesday for their manufacturing methods by the United States Food Safety Agency, FDA.
“We launched Upside in a world full of skepticism and today we made history again,” he said. a servant, Co-Founder and CEO.
“This milestone is a huge step towards a new era in meat production. Soon they will have the opportunity to eat delicious meat grown directly from animal cells.”
In practice, Upside Foods still has to clear several hurdles, including inspection by the US Department of Agriculture, before its products can be sold.
FDA rated “carefully” Data and information provided by the company regarding its methods.
behind it, “You do not have any additional questions at this stage regarding your findings on the matter of security”, regulatory authority said.
But “this consultation does not constitute an approval process,” the agency specified.
Several start-ups want to produce and market so-called beef “the laboratory” Synthetic.
This allows humans to consume animal protein with less impact on the environment than in intensive agriculture and without animal suffering.
These products differ from plant-based alternatives, such as “steak” Soy-based and other ingredients that mimic the texture and flavor of meat, but do not contain animal protein.