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In France, it is prohibited to label plant-based protein as meat

Meat Substitute
France
Regulation & Compliances
Published Feb 29, 2024

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In response to demands from livestock farmers, France has implemented a ban on the use of 21 meat product names for plant-based products. The new law also restricts the amount of plant components in products labeled with certain meat-related terms like bacon and chorizo. However, some terms such as 'burger' are not yet subject to these restrictions.
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France has introduced a new ban on the use of meat product names for plant-based products. This was one of the demands of the protesting livestock farmers. This is the Government's second attempt to regulate the market for alternative meat (which is made from plant-based ingredients and is called meat only for marketing reasons). The plant protein market in France is growing rapidly, causing discontent among local livestock farmers. As a result, the authorities published a new decree yesterday that prohibits the use of 21 names of meat products to refer to products based on plant ...
Source: Rosng
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