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EU’s Proposed Veggie Burger Ban Dismissed In The Netherlands

Reading Time: < 1 minute EU Parliament’s proposal to ban the use of traditional meat names such as ‘burger’, ‘sausage’, and ‘schnitzel’ for plant-based products has been dismissed in the Netherlands. In the Action Plan for the Labeling of Foods, the Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sports has approved using the names of meat products, ‘provided that it is clear […]

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Petition To Stop EU’s Veggie ‘Burger’ Ban Exceeds 19,000 Signatures

Reading Time: < 1 minute An online petition has exceeded 19,000 signatures in three days, challenging the EU Parliament’s proposals to ban the use of traditional names such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ for plant-based products. The proposals – approved by the EU’s agriculture committee- are to face a vote by the full EU Parliament this month. If passed, veggie burgers […]

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Tofurky Asks Court To Halt ‘Unconstitutional’ Arkansas Meat-Labeling Law

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vegan brand Tofurky is calling on a federal court to refrain from enforcing a new meat labeling law while a First Amendment litigation plays out. The law, which would ban producers from labeling plant-based products as meat, has been branded ‘clearly unconstitutional’ by some food experts, who say it is a ‘First Amendment violation that […]