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Who gets to regulate lab-grown meat?

Sam Bloch New Food Economy
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its intent to regulate lab-grown meat which is surprising since domain over meat products has always been the responsibility of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Tidbits - Aug. 2, 2018 - Reader Comments: 2018 - Trump Country Cracking?, Embracing Democratic Socialism; MLK's Early Socialist Ideas; Household Debt; NATO; Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War”; Billy Joel; Meat Surplus; Resources; Announcements....

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Reader Comments: 2018 and Trump Country Cracking, Parts Embrace Democratic Socialism; Young MLK Already Had Socialist Ideas; Medicare; Household Debt; NATO: Time Up; Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War”; Billy Joel; Meat Surplus; Resources; Announcements

New Study Reveals Just How Brutal Meat and Poultry Work Is for Workers

Elizabeth Grossman In These Times
The meat and poultry industry remains exceptionally dangerous, despite a decline in reported injuries and illnesses over the past 10 years, according to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report. Further, says the report, the injury and illness rates reflected in Department of Labor numbers are significantly underreported.

Cultured Beef: An Alternative to Meat Production

On August 5, 2013, the world's first cultured beef burger was cooked and tasted in London as proof of concept that this revolution in food science is possible. Cultured Beef represents the crucial first step in finding a sustainable alternative to meat production.

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