USDA has given its first approval of lab-grown meat. The Food and Drug Administration gave its blessing earlier this year. Two California companies will produce the lab-cultivated chicken. One of the companies will be selling its product in Singapore, which is the first country to give its approval; the other will target high-end restaurants on both coasts. The proponents of lab-grown product say it is good for the environment. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association does not agree, saying American cattle producers and their “stewardship of the land already does more to protect the environment than fake meat production ever will.”
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