GFI submits public comments to policymakers in order to advance alternative proteins strategically and with integrity.
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.
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.
Multi-member letter to Chair David Scott calling for alternative protein research funding in the reconciliation bill
Rep. Julia Brownley and House Agriculture Committee Member Rep. Jim McGovern led a letter signed by 44 of their colleagues asking House Agriculture Committee Chair David Scott to include $200 million for alternative protein research at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service in the budget reconciliation package.
GFI submitted a comment to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommending that the agency invest in open-access alternative protein research to help achieve resilient, durable, and efficient agricultural supply chains and mitigate the risk of future disruptions.
GFI submitted a comment to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommending that the agency leverage existing programs to advance open-access alternative protein research to help achieve President Biden’s climate goals and create a more equitable food system.
GFI submitted a comment to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) urging the agency to prioritize open-access research on alternative seafood as a central component of NOAA’s climate change agenda.
GFI submitted comments to FDA pushing back on the National Milk Producers Federation’s proposal to label plant-based dairy products as “imitation” milk.
In March 2021, The Good Food Institute, along with 60 nonprofits, trade associations, and companies, asked Congress to fund alternative protein research and development in the FY22 budget for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Science Foundation.
GFI asks the Biden administration to significantly invest in alternative protein research as part of the U.S. economic recovery plan. Learn more about the benefits of doing so.