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USA: Iowa bans misleading labeling of foods as meat

Published May 28, 2024

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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a new law, SF 2391, which prohibits misleading labeling of imitation meat and egg products. The law, effective from July 1st, requires plant-based and imitation meat and egg products to be labeled with terms such as "fake", "lab-grown", "meat-free", "imitation", or "vegan". This legislation is designed to prevent companies from misleading consumers by ensuring that products labeled as chicken, beef, or pork are actually derived from animals.
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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed into law SF 2391, a bill that prohibits misleading labeling of imitation meat and egg products. The bill imposes certain labeling requirements on plant-based and imitation meat and egg products sold in Iowa. From July 1st, the label of these products must contain words such as “fake”, “lab-grown”, “meat-free”, “imitation” or “vegan”. According to Governor Reynolds, this legislation prevents companies from misleading consumers and products labeled as chicken, beef or pork must come from an ...
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