GFI Europe has joined other food sustainability NGOs to call on the Belgian government to drop plans to ban “meaty” names for plant-based products.
2021 was a breakthrough year for plant-based foods, cultivated meat and fermentation.
EU leaders have dropped Amendment 171 plans to impose new restrictions on plant-based dairy products, which could have banned them from displaying allergen information, being sold in cartons and using images of their own products.
Unprecedented restrictions on plant-based dairy threaten EU sustainability plans, environmentalists warn
A coalition of 21 environmental, consumer and animal welfare groups has called on the European Commission and EU member states to reject Amendment 171 – an “unprecedented” ban on plant-based dairy products displaying allergen information, being sold in cartons and using images of their own products.
A coalition of 13 international environmental, animal welfare and food safety groups has called on MEPs to reject a proposed ban on companies using terms like burger, sausage or steak to describe plant-based products.