Dairy Groups Applaud Legislation To Crack Down On Dairy, Meat Alternatives In Wisconsin

Three Wisconsin lawmakers have proposed legislation to keep plant-based or lab-created products from being labeled as “milk” or “meat.”

Sen. Howard Marklein, R-Spring Green, Rep. Travis Tranel, R-Cuba City, and Rep. Loren Oldenburg, R-Viroqua, are circulating three bills that would create strict standards for what products can use meat and dairy terms.

Under the legislation, food sold as meat or a meat product would have to come from the flesh of an animal or any part of an insect. That does not include products made from animal cells in a lab.

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