GFI submits public comments to policymakers in order to advance alternative proteins strategically and with integrity.
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 to FDA re Request for Information on Cultivated Seafood Labeling
GFI’s comment supports a cautious and flexible approach towards labeling as cultivated seafood comes to market. Learn why we support regulatory flexibility for cultivated seafood.
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.
To the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce on proposed labeling requirements for cultivated meat
GFI’s comment explains its concerns with MDAC’s proposed labeling requirements for cultivated meat. Learn why the proposed requirements are unconstitutional.
Re: use of cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry
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.
Re: foods produced using animal cell culture technology
GFI’s comment explains the need for a clear regulatory pathway for cultivated meat. Learn more about cultivated meat and why FDA is well situated to ensure its safety.
To FSIS-USDA re U.S. Cattlemen’s Association’s petition to restrict labels
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.”