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.
Open letter to the Council of the EU calling for rejection of new plant-based dairy labelling restrictions
GFI Europe and 20 other organisations called on EU member states to reject new restrictions on plant-based dairy labelling.
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.
GFI Europe and 12 other organisations wrote to MEPs calling on them to reject a proposed ban on companies using terms like burger for plant-based products.