June 23, 2021
Where Money Flows, Regulation Follows
Analysis of Intel Distillery data shows that policy topics led recent influential conversations. Much of the attention stemmed from ongoing efforts to clarify marketing terms and production methods.
- Texas legislators approved a law that restricts the use of terms such as “meat,” “beef,” “pork” or “chicken” to traditional meat from live animals.
- Good Food Institute joined the World Health Organization’s Codex Alimentarius Commission, creating an opportunity to influence global safety and regulatory standards for alternative protein production.
Sourcing of protein ingredients returned to force after taking a back seat to investment and innovation in the previous month. The most-discussed examples both focused on mycoprotein fermentation:
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