Eat Just Granted World’s First Regulatory Approval for Cultured Meat

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 1, 2020–

Eat Just, Inc., a company that applies cutting-edge science and technology to create healthier, more sustainable foods, today announced that, after a rigorous consultation and review process, its cultured chicken has been approved for sale in Singapore as an ingredient in chicken bites. The company has developed other cultured chicken formats that will be an extension to this product line.

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GOOD Meat Cultured Chicken bites (Photo: Business Wire)

The first-in-the-world regulatory allowance of real, high-quality meat created directly from animal cells for safe human consumption paves the way for a forthcoming small-scale commercial launch in Singapore of Eat Just’s new GOOD Meat brand, details for which will be disclosed at a later date. This breakthrough for the global food industry builds on Singapore’s reputation as a world leader in business, technology and culinary innovation and

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TikTok Granted One-Week Extension of Forced-Sale Deadline

(Bloomberg) — The Trump administration has given TikTok’s Chinese owner another week to complete a sale of its popular video-sharing app in order to resolve U.S. national security concerns.



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The new deadline, which had already been extended by 15 days, is Dec. 4, TikTok’s parent ByteDance Ltd. said in a court filing Wednesday.

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The fate of TikTok, an app that’s been downloaded more than 100 million times in the U.S., has been caught up for months in U.S. President Donald Trump’s crackdown on Chinese technology companies. The administration has argued that American’s private data gathered through the app could be siphoned off to the authoritarian regime in China, something TikTok has said it would never do. Trump had ordered in August that the app be sold to an American firm or face a ban in the U.S.

To assuage Trump’s concerns, ByteDance forged a deal

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U.K.’s $4 Billion Green Homes Cash Granted to Just 267 Takers

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a person standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: An electrician fits a smoke alarm inside a newly built home at a Persimmon Plc residential construction site in Grays, U.K., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Persimmon are due to report their first half results on Tuesday, Aug. 21.


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An electrician fits a smoke alarm inside a newly built home at a Persimmon Plc residential construction site in Grays, U.K., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Persimmon are due to report their first half results on Tuesday, Aug. 21.

Amid the fanfare of Boris Johnson’s green industrial 10-point plan on Wednesday was a tacit admission that some climate friendly policies are harder to roll out than others.

The government extended by a year its 3 billion pounds ($4 billion) Green Homes Grant as government officials struggle to work through tens of thousands of applications piling up.

Two months after the program started, the government has only issued 267 vouchers, according to a spokesman for the prime minister’s office in London. Officials in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy are working through the 42,000 applications that they’ve received.

“To meet the significant and welcome

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Mich. Residents Granted Class Status In Tax Foreclosure Row

Law360 (October 19, 2020, 8:25 PM EDT) — A U.S. district judge certified a class of property owners challenging Michigan counties’ practices of auctioning tax debtors’ property and keeping the excess proceeds.

U.S. District Judge Thomas L. Ludington on Friday certified a class of Michigan property owners with tax debts whose property was seized and sold by 27 Michigan counties for more than the original debt, after which the counties kept the excess proceeds. The judge appointed Thomas Fox, who brought the suit against the counties in 2019, as the class representative. Fox claimed that a state statute prohibiting the return of excess proceeds from a tax foreclosure sale to…

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