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EU lawmakers vote for ‘veggie burgers’ & ‘vegan sausages,’ rejecting demands by farmers

WorldNews Friday, 23 October 2020
EU lawmakers vote for ‘veggie burgers’ & ‘vegan sausages,’ rejecting demands by farmersPlant-based products sold in the EU should be allowed to be called ‘burgers,’ ‘sausages,’ and ‘steak,’ despite containing no meat at all, the European Parliament said. On Friday, the MEPs voted to reject the proposal by farmers, who insisted that labeling vegetarian substitutes with terms that are usually associated with meat products was misleading to consumers. Continuing this practice would open a...
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