GFI submits public comments to policymakers in order to advance alternative proteins strategically and with integrity.
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.
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.
GFI requests that alternative protein research be included in the President’s budget proposal. Learn how doing so will build the bioeconomy and create jobs.
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.
To the Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the climate crisis on impact of climate change on agricultural economy
GFI’s comment requests that the Committee work to establish an interagency Alternative Protein Initiative. Learn why doing so would support rural America.
GFI’s comment urges the Committee to dedicate stimulus funds to support alternative proteins. Learn why doing so would help create a resilient and sustainable food supply.