• Plant-based food producers sue state in federal court to block disclaimer requirement

    10 days ago - By Food Safety

    Burgers, hotdogs, meatballs, jerky, sausage, chorizo, bacon and corned beef are among the products that will be defined as meat in Oklahoma on Nov. 1 when the Sooner State's “Meat Consumer Protection Act” becomes law.
    The Act prohibits sellers of plant-based foods from using “meat terms” to describe their foods without disclaimers in the “same size and prominence” as their product name that their product is plant-based.
    Illinois-based Upton's Naturals Co. and the Plant-Based Foods Association Wednesday sued the state of Oklahoma in federal court, seeking an injunction to prevent the...
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