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China Establishes Its First Voluntary Standard For Plant-Based Meat Products

4 Mins Read An industry group in China has established a voluntary standard for plant-based meat products, marking a first for the country. Issued by the government-affiliated Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST), the standard outlines definitions and guidelines regarding labelling, packaging and storage of plant-based meats in yet another step forward for the growth and […]

EU Votes To Keep Veggie Burger Labels But Deals A Blow For Plant-Based Dairy

5 Mins Read The European Union has voted against proposals that would have banned plant-based products from being labelled with “meaty” terms such as burgers and sausages. While the decisive vote to keep veggie burgers on the menu was hailed a win for plant-based meat makers, the EU also “tied the hands” of plant-based dairy producers, backing the […]

(Vegan) Butter FTW: Miyoko’s Creamery Wins Legal Battle To Describe Plant-Based Products Like Dairy

3 Mins Read Vegan dairy brand Miyoko’s Creamery has been granted permission to use the term “butter” to describe its products after winning the legal battle against the State of California. The company is now also allowed to use the labels “cruelty-free” and “lactose-free” on its range of vegan dairy products.  Miyoko’s Creamery has been given the go-ahead […]