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.
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.
To USDA re Harvard Law School Animal Law & Policy Clinic letter (treated as petition) on cultivated meat labeling
GFI’s comment supports the regulatory framework described in the Harvard Law School Petition. Learn why we support regulatory flexibility for cultivated meat.
GFI and others urge former Deputy Secretary Censky to prioritize open-access research for alternative proteins. Learn more about the benefits of doing so.
To the USDA re solicitation of stakeholder input for Urban, Indoor, and Other Emerging Agricultural Production Research, Education, and Extension Initiative
GFI’s comment requests that NIFA support research into alternative proteins. Learn why supporting alternative proteins will be beneficial to consumers and the American economy.
GFI’s comment applauds USDA and FDA’s commitment to working together to ensure the safety of cultivated meat. Learn why we support the joint regulatory framework.
GFI and several alternative protein companies urge USDA to reject the Cattlemen’s petition which asks it to exclude alternative proteins from the definition of “beef” and “meat.”