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Alternative proteins for food and national security

This policy brief from Climate Advisers and the Good Food Institute suggests that alternative proteins (both plant-based and cultivated, i.e. lab-grown, options) are important for food security around the world and national security in the United States. It argues that feeding edible crops to livestock drives up the price of staple crops, negatively affects the quantity of food available to people, and makes food reliant on long, fragile supply chains (e.g. at risk of zoonotic disease outbreaks).

Read the full report, Why the United States Should Champion Alternative Proteins as a Food and National Security Solution, here. See also the TABLE explainer What is food security?

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08 Nov 2022
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Why the United States Should Champion Alternative Proteins as a Food and National Security Solution
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