GOOD Meat, the World’s First-to-Market Cultivated Meat Company, Receives U.S. FDA Clearance

March 21, 2023 GOOD Meat

GOOD Meat, the cultivated meat division of food technology company Eat Just, Inc., announced today that it has received a “no questions” letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as part of one of the agency’s first pre-market consultations for a new kind of meat, poultry and seafood made from cells instead of raised and slaughtered animals. The letter means that following a careful and rigorous evaluation, the FDA has accepted the company’s conclusion that its first poultry product, cultivated chicken, is safe to eat.

FDA Completes Second Pre-Market Consultation for Human Food Made Using Animal Cell Culture Technology

March 21, 2023 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) completed its second pre-market consultation for a human food made from cultured animal cells. We evaluated the information GOOD Meat, Inc submitted to the agency and have no further questions at this time about the firm’s safety conclusion. The firm will use animal cell culture technology to take living cells from chickens and grow the cells in a controlled environment to make the cultured animal cell food.

Tyson is Laying off Nearly 1,700 Poultry Plant Workers

March 20, 2023 CNN

The company will shutter a chicken processing plant in Glen Allen, Virginia that employs 692 people, as well as one in Van Buren, Arkansas, with 969 employees, on May 12.

USDA Seeks Nominees for the American Lamb Board

March 20, 2023 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking nominees for the American Lamb Board (Lamb Board) to succeed five members with terms that expire in early 2024.

Delaware’s Chicken Industry Breaks $5B Sales

As Delaware’s chicken industry celebrates a century in business, it broke through to $5 billion in 2022 poultry sales, showing the industry has continued to rebound from pandemic-related struggles.