USDA and FDA held a joint public meeting on to advance the conversation around clean meat regulation. GFI advocated firmly for a fair regulatory path to market under the existing regulatory structures. Our friends at JUST, Finless Foods, BlueNalu, UPSIDE Foods, and many others joined the conversation as well.
We partnered with BlueNalu, Mosa Meat, Seafuture, and SuperMeat to share our thoughts on clean meat regulation with the FDA.
GFI's Director of Policy Jessica Almy, Esq. submitted a letter to the FDA commissioner, in which she references GFI's 2017 Petition to Recognize the Use of Well-Established Common and Usual Compound Nomenclatures for Food.
Mosa Meat has raised $8.8 million, which will allow them to bring clean meat to market by 2021.
On Wednesday, June 27, GFI's Director of Policy Jessica Almy, Esq. was part of a panel of clean meat experts who presented to the Advisory Committee for the Congressional Research and Development [R&D] Caucus Committee. She explained that we are on the cusp of a major shift in how meat is produced globally. If the United States is to lead in this new way of producing meat, the government needs to shift research dollars to this field.
Food scientist Miranda Grizio describes egg-replacement opportunities for the food industry ... and much more! It all starts with understanding the functional roles that eggs play in different products.
The Korean Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) flew GFI's Innovation Specialist Aylon Steinhart to speak on "Disruptive Food Technology" in Seoul, South Korea.
A few months after their cover story on clean meat, The Institute of Food Technologists has run a cover story about plant-based meat, eggs, and dairy!