Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative Applauds Bill to Stop Misleading Non-Dairy Labels

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, one of the largest dairy co-ops in the country, applauded the reintroduction today of federal legislation that would combat the misleading labeling of imitation dairy products.

Tofurky Maker Loses Appeal to Block Mo. Law Banning the Sale of Vegetarian Products Labeled as ‘Meat’

April 6, 2021 REUTERS LEGAL

The maker of Tofurky meat substitute products has lost an appeal seeking to block a Missouri law making it a crime to misrepresent a plant-based product as a meat product, one of several similar state laws the company is fighting around the country.

Would You Pay More for Milk that has a Redundant Label?

The dairy industry is especially sensitive to consumer demands and in recent years several processors, in particular yogurt makers, have aimed to increase non-GMO dairy product availability and sales, despite a well-established organic dairy industry. This could create multiple instances in which a redundant labeling strategy may be essential to reducing consumer confusion and holding on to a contentious market share for organic producers and processors.

Alliance for Meat, Poultry and Seafood Innovation and National Fisheries Institute Send Joint Letter In Response to FDA Request for Information on ‘Labeling of Foods Comprised of or Containing Cultured Seafood Cells’

The Alliance for Meat, Poultry and Seafood Innovation (AMPS Innovation), an industry coalition representing the makers of cell-cultured meat, poultry and seafood products, and the National Fisheries Institute (NFI), a trade association that represents companies throughout the seafood production supply chain, jointly submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to the agency’s Labeling of Foods Comprised of or Containing Cultured Seafood Cells Request for Information.

WCMA Calls for Quick Action on Truth-in-Dairy Labeling Bills

“It’s critical that consumers understand exactly what they’re buying, and offering to their families,” said John Umhoefer, WCMA Executive Director. “While these soy- and nut-based products may try to mimic milk, they cannot deliver the same nutritional benefits.”