The lack of regulatory oversight on fake meat does an injustice to consumers and creates an unfair advantage over conventional production. Also, gene-editing technology should be under USDA instead of FDA.
A sample of Duroc boar semen was the one millionth sample of animal germplasm to arrive at USDA-Agricultural Research Service's National Animal Germplasm Collection—a milestone in preserving genetic animal information.
The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture will provide communication materials and training to those researching, developing and communicating about gene editing in food and agriculture.
Research shows porcine deltacoronavirus can find its way into laboratory-cultured cells of people and other species. The discovery raises concerns about the potential for outbreaks that threaten human and animal health.