FSIS Extending Deadline for Temporary Allowances for Labels Going to Retail

May 7, 2020 USDA FSIS

FSIS recognizes the ongoing challenges industry and retailers are facing with the labeling and redirection of products for distribution for retail sale. FSIS is extending its enforcement discretion an additional 60 days until July 26, 2020.

Md. Bill Would Restrict What Foods May Be Labeled ‘Meat’

Foods made of animal tissues cultured from cells outside of the original animal, plants and insects could not be labeled “meat” in Maryland under a Republican-backed bill in the Maryland General Assembly.

Government Restrictions On Labeling Products as ‘Meat’ Aren’t Likely to Help Anyone

How important are these labeling debates? We are agricultural economists and have published a number of studies examining how consumers respond to changes at the grocery store. One key takeaway is that small labeling changes are unlikely to induce large changes in the way people purchase food.

SD Gov. Signs Law that Targets Companies Marketing ‘Fake Meat’

March 28, 2019 Associated Press

Gov. Kristi Noem has signed legislation that requires “fake meat” products to be correctly labeled, hoping to reduce the impact of lab-cultured products on the local beef market.

Bill to Prohibit Labeling Certain Products as ‘Beef’ or ‘Meat’ Pending in ND Legislature

A bill pending in the North Dakota House would prohibit the labeling of certain products as “beef” or “meat.”