Characteristics of cell-based meat matter for labeling, meat lobby says

When it decides how to label cell-based meats, the government should base its decision on their characteristics — their meatiness — rather than their production method, suggested trade groups representing meatpackers and the start-ups growing meat in the laboratory. The groups raised the issue …

FDA plans to update definition of “milk”

Dairy farmers lament that the supermarket dairy case is packed with soy milk and almond milk as well as milk from cows. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the agency will update its definition of milk over the next year. "An almond doesn't lactate, I will confess," said Gottlieb at a Politico showcase.

California urges feds to clamp down on wine label rules

California lawmakers and vintners are pushing federal regulators to make sure that out-of-state vintners aren’t falsely advertising their bottles as Californian, says The Sacramento Bee.