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Sustainability / Environment

GFI Europe: Alt Proteins Could Halt Biodiversity Loss in the UK & Globally

The international nonprofit the Good Food Institute Europe says alternative proteins could help achieve the objectives of the UK’s Environmental Improvement Plan 2023. Recently published by the UK government, the document provides a comprehensive delivery plan for the government’s approach to “halting and then reversing the decline in nature.” A decline in nature? According to scientists, humanity is facing a rapid biodiversity loss that has become a crisis, with a global rate of species extinction tens to hundreds of times higher than the average over the past 10 million years. At the UN Nature Summit COP15 in December 2022, nations, including the UK, adopted an ambitious new global agreement to protect biodiversity (similar to the Paris agreement), to conserve and manage at least 30 percent of the …


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Cultivated, Cell-Cultured & Biotechnology

“This Could Be Transformative” – The GFI Responds to Nestlé Entering Cultivated Meat Sector

Following the news as we reported earlier today that Nestlé has confirmed they are currently working on cell-cultured meat; The Good Food Institute (GFI) Founder and President Bruce Friedrich has said that the development could be transformative for the sustainable protein industry and the global food system. “It appears that Nestlé is positioning itself to be the first global food giant to market with a hybrid plant-based and cultivated meat product. Nestlé’s involvement at this level could be transformative for the cultivated meat industry and should significantly advance what needs to be a global norm: delivering more sustainable proteins to consumers around the world,” said Friedrich. “Nestlé is the world’s biggest food company, so this level of validation sends an unmistakable signal of the huge …


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The Good Food Institute: “Completely Committed to Accelerating Vital Changes to Our Global Food System”

The Good Food Institute is a global nonprofit building a more sustainable, healthy, and just food system. Its aim is to bring closer a future where plantbased foods and slaughter-free ‘cultured’ meat are a normal part of life. Regular readers will be familiar with the crucial and compelling work of the GFI which we cover on a regular basis .