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GFI goes to court for First Amendment

Matt Ball

Earlier this year, the Missouri governor signed an omnibus bill that contained language prohibiting "misrepresenting" any product as "meat" that does not come from a slaughtered animal. We just went to court to stop it.

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GFI’s statement on clean meat regulation, July 26, 2018

Jessica Almy, J.D.

The Good Food Institute supports a clear and efficient pathway to market for clean meat. Regulators have an important role to play in encouraging innovation and ensuring consumer safety and confidence. The Good Food Institute and the companies in this space stand ready to work with whichever regulatory agency ultimately regulates clean meat.

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Push poll proves again that priming pays

Bruce Friedrich

Consumers Union included inaccurate information, employed blatant push polling tactics, and misled consumers, the media, and the FDA with a recent poll about what to label meat grown outside of an animal.

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FDA sets its sights on clean meat regulation

Annie Cull

GFI attended the FDA's public meeting on foods produced using animal cell culture technology on July 12th. Speakers presented a strong case for the FDA's ability to regulate clean meat. Policy Director Jessica Almy gave remarks during the public comment section.

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GFI takes the case for clean meat to Capitol Hill

Matt Ball

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.