USDA bioengineered food label makes grocery store debut on GMO Impossible Burger
Oct. 10, 2019
The plant-based meat alternative contains a protein derived from genetically engineered soy, a key ingredient that gives the Impossible Burger the “meaty” texture and taste of ground beef.
While it remains to be seen how consumers will react to the USDA’s BE label, Impossible Foods has enthusiastically defended its use of genetic engineering to produce meat substitutes, dedicating a section of its website to explaining the science behind its products.
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