This Food Safety Day, we're exploring how plant-based and cell-based meat can make our meat supply chains safer and more sustainable.
The grant is one of the largest investments ever made by a government in cell-based meat research and offers further promise that India is willing to make visionary investments in the nutrition security of a growing global population.
Lawmakers are pushing bills that would throw people in jail for putting the word "meat" or similar terms on the label. It's a bad move for so many reasons.
Following up on their joint statement from last year, the FDA and USDA have released a Formal Announcement spelling out their joint oversight of cell-based meat and poultry production in the United States.
Plant-based milks now command 13% of the retail market, so cow's milk producers are calling for censorship of terms like "almond milk." GFI's policy team defends plant-based milk in our official filing with the FDA.
Together with Avant Meats, BlueNalu, Finless Foods, Mosa Meat, New Age Meats, Seafuture, and SuperMeat, we lay out the need for clear and fair regulatory structures clean (aka cell-based) meat.
GFI Policy Director Jessica Almy discusses pivotal developments in plant-based and cell-based meat regulation, illuminates key work by the GFI policy team along the way, and lays out what still needs to be done.
Mark the date: November 16, 2018 was the day that clean/cell-based meat's path to market became much clearer in the United States. On that day, the FDA and USDA announced details of how they will oversee clean/cell-based meat from cows, pigs, chickens, and turkeys.