Moolec Gets First US Approval for Animal Proteins in Plants

May 01, 2024

Moolec Science's genetically engineered soybean with pork proteins known as Piggy Sooy has received the response to their request for regulatory status review from USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. APHIS concluded that Piggy Sooy is unlikely to pose an increased plant pest risk compared to the conventional soybeans. Thus, it is not subject to the APHIS regulation governing movement of genetic engineered organisms or products.

In June 2023, Moolec Science announced that their genetically modified soybeans contain up to 26.6% pork protein, a significant increase from earlier projections.

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