Cultivated meat is one step closer to becoming a commercial reality in America. Upside Foods on Nov. 16 received a greenlight in the form of a “No Questions” letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), indicating the agency accepts the company’s conclusion that its cultivated chicken product is safe to eat.
Roquette is launching a new line of organic pea ingredients, including organic pea starch and organic pea protein. The ingredients are produced at the company’s plant in Portage la Prairie, Man., and feature peas sourced in a network of organic growers from Canada.
Nearly half of shoppers put at least some effort into selecting plant-based food and beverages, and many expect to increase consumption in the future, according to data from FMI — The Food Industry Association’s inaugural “Power of Plant-Based” report.