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Montana Ag Network report for Tuesday, December 17

Posted: 9:11 AM, Dec 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-18 11:11:38-05

BILLINGS — U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-MT) and Mike Enzi (R-WY have introduced a bill to ensure transparency in a new line of food products created using animal cell-cultured technology.

The Food Safety Modernization for Innovative Technologies Act works to ensure that an FDA and USDA agreement-designed to ensure that products are safe and accurately labeled-would have legal authority over animal cell-based products created in a laboratory, rather than raised on a ranch.