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on November 16, 2022

UPSIDE Foods cultivated chicken receives first FDA approval

The meat alternative must now get the green light from the USDA before it can be made available to consumers.

UPSIDE Foods received preliminary approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), signaling that the agency accepts that the company’s cultivated chicken is safe to eat. This is the first regulatory approval for any cultivated meat in the U.S.

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