New GFI State of the Industry reports highlight untold stories and transformative potential of alternative proteins
2022 saw a record number of new companies join the fold, unprecedented government support, and a continued expansion of alternative protein products hitting the market.
GFI celebrates FDA’s second greenlight to a cultivated meat company in a matter of months
GFI experts respond to FDAs “no questions” letter issued to GOOD Meat, marking the first time a cultivated meat product has received regulatory approval on multiple continents.
Historic FDA decision: Cultivated meat “greenlit” in U.S. pre-market review
GFI celebrates milestone FDA decision, which paves the way for consumers to purchase meat cultivated directly from animal cells in the U.S. for the very first time.
Arkansas Court Blocks Unconstitutional Meat Label Censorship Law
GFI, Animal Legal Defense Fund, and the ACLU have secured a court order that finds an Arkansas food label censorship law unconstitutional and permanently blocks enforcement of the law against Tofurky.
New frameworks raise the bar on sustainability transparency of meat
FAIRR and GFI launch new first-of-their-kind reporting frameworks for alternative meat, seafood, eggs and dairy companies to reveal their climate, biodiversity, nutrition and other ESG impacts.
IPCC: Plant-based and cultivated meat can play a critical role in halving global emissions by 2030
GFI calls for increased public funding for alternative proteins as the world’s top scientists recognize that agricultural innovation — specifically plant-based and cultivated meat — mitigates climate change, delivers co-benefits in the areas of biodiversity and global health.
Court Rules Louisiana Label Censorship Law Unconstitutional After First Amendment Challenge from Tofurky
The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has granted a motion for summary judgment, halting enforcement of a labeling law in favor of Tofurky.
U.S. plant-based food retail sales hit $7.4 billion, outpacing total retail sales, despite supply chain interruptions and pandemic restrictions creating widespread volatility in the food industry
New data shows consumers turning to plant-based amidst supply chain volatility and inflation.
Record $5 billion invested in alt proteins in 2021, surging 60 percent since 2020
2021 was a record period for alternative protein investments globally, with $5 billion raised by companies creating sustainable alternatives to conventional animal-based foods.
Former MoveOn head, coalition builder, and expert strategist Ilya Sheyman joins GFI as president
Ilya Sheyman will join GFI as President on February 22, to lead all aspects of GFI-U.S.’s programmatic and administrative operations.