Seafood Products Made from Cells Should Be Labeled Cell-Based
Credit: William Hallman/Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Companies seeking to commercialize seafood products made from the cells of fish or shellfish should use the term "cell-based" on product labels, according to a Rutgers study - the first of its kind - in the Journal of Food Science.
Both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture require food products to have a "common or usual name" on their labels so consumers can make informed choices about what they're purchasing.
The study by William Hallman, a professor who chairs the Department of Human Ecology in the ...