Companies producing meat through cell-cultured technology say they are closer than ever to putting a commercially available finished product on dinner plates, but not everyone shares the same level of optimism.
The Food and Drug Administration has identified one farm in California as a likely source of E. coli-tainted romaine lettuce that sickened 62 people in 16 states and the District of Columbia last fall, but can't rule out if others were involved.
The Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration will share regulatory oversight of cell-cultured meat products, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said today.
The FDA, in partnership with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, is targeting 465 websites that illegally sell potentially dangerous, unapproved versions of opioid, oncology and antiviral prescription drugs to U.S. consumers.
Bringing all medically important antimicrobial drugs approved for use in animals under veterinary oversight and promoting proper stewardship of antimicrobials are among the goals of a five-year plan released by the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine on Friday.