National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Past President Kevin Kester was part of a conversation on cell-cultured meats ahead of the Commodity Classic. Kester says the NCBA isn’t against cell-cultured meat. “We want to make sure these startup companies are playing by the same rules for a level playing field,” says Kester. “We don’t want false or confusing marketing claims and labeling efforts either.” The NCBA also wants the companies to go through the same food safety inspection processes.
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