Solutions Database

Repurposing and retrofitting facilities for use in alternative protein manufacturing

The manufacturing capacity for rapid and cost-effective scale-up of alternative protein production is a current constraint on the growth of the industry. Repurposing and retrofitting stranded or underutilized assets such as shuttered bioethanol plants can help mitigate some of the financial hurdles and shorten the amount of time required for companies to expand production.

Comment Letter Cultivated meat

To USDA in response to their Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on cultivated meat labeling

GFI submitted comments in response to the USDA’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) regarding cultivated meat labeling. GFI advocates for a clear, practical, and flexible regulatory pathway to market for these products and recommends that USDA-FSIS create a regulatory framework that treats cultivated products and conventional products fairly and equally.

Comment Letter Funding

To the Office of Science and Technology Policy on creating an interagency research initiative on alternative proteins

GFI’s comment recommends that President Biden’s Administration form a federal interagency research initiative coordinated by the Office of Science and Technology Policy to support open-access alternative protein research and development.