Missouri Law Restricts Use of “Meat” on Packaging — FoodDive.com

A new Missouri food-labeling law could potentially make things difficult for manufacturers of plant-based meat alternatives:

“According to a Missouri law that went into effect Jan. 1, anyone who uses the word “meat” on food labels or in ads in the state could be fined and receive a jail sentence unless the product came from harvested livestock or poultry.”

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