Louisiana Governor Signs Vegan Meat Labeling Bill

BATON ROUGE, La. – Vegan bacon, broccoli rice and other veggie foods will need new names to stay on Louisiana’s grocery store shelves next year.

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ office announced Monday the Democratic governor has signed new food labeling restrictions into law.

The law will keep veggie products from being called meat, non-rice products from being described as rice and sugar alternatives from being marketed as sugar.

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