Last October, the European Parliament voted to place significant restrictions on the marketing of plant-based dairy alternatives. Now, 34 MEPs have called on them to reject Amendment 171, which they say amounts to censorship.
Every week, Plant-based Business Expert Elysabeth Alfano breaks down the headlines with her review and analysis. Here is the rundown from her video for the week ending October 23, 2020.
Today, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted to drop the notorious proposal for a ‘veggie burger ban’ but, unfortunately, voted in favour of a proposed of EU farm reforms – essentially a vote to […]
BREAKING: EU Rejects Restrictions on ‘Meaty’ Terms BUT Signs Point to Huge Complications for Plant-Based Dairy
A majority of MEPs rejected all versions of the proposed labelling restrictions on terms like ‘burger’ and ‘steak’ for plant-based products today after thousands of oppositions. However, business may become more tricky for producers of […]
Lobbying is taking place at this moment for the ruling that would potentially ban the use of words such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ for plant-based products, which would affect thousands of independent brands, forcing them […]
Dr Jane Goodall, legendary anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace, has spoken out during the online conference “Pandemics, Wildlife and Intensive Animal Farming“, where she warned EU leaders that “if we don’t start doing things […]
The European Parliament’s proposal to ban the use of names such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ from being able to be used to describe vegetarian and vegan products is being challenged across Europe, with food awareness organisation ProVeg International driving […]
With the latest scientific evidence showing the devastating effects of industrial livestock on our planet and the environment, 40 MEPs have declared their support for the Million Dollar Vegan Campaign. The campaign calls for the […]