Wahlburgers Impossible Burger’s key ingredient wins FDA approval. The meatless burger’s “heme” is safe to eat, regulators say.
The key ingredient in the Impossible Burger, the meatless burger that bleeds and browns when cooked, has finally passed muster with federal regulators.
Impossible Foods, the Redwood City, California-based startup behind the plant-based burger, said Monday the key ingredient in the burger had been determined to be generally recognized as safe (GRAS) to eat by the US Food and Drug Administration. That ingredient, soy leghemoglobin, or “heme,” had reportedly been under review by the FDA as a potential allergen. Continue reading “Impossible Burger’s key ingredient wins FDA approval The meatless burger’s “heme” is safe to eat, regulators say.”