Law Student Paper Series — Defining ‘Meat’: Plant-based Meat Label Censorship in the United States
Increasingly popular among consumers, plant-based meat has a solid foothold in the U.S. market. The rising success of plant-based meat and the looming competition of cultivated meat has sparked state legislation censoring the use of meat nomenclature on labels for these foods. Join Bianka Atlas, Lewis & Clark Law School, for an overview of the plant-based meat labeling landscape in the United States, with a focus on current and pending state legislation and lawsuits. A brief Q&A to follow.
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- Defining ‘Meat’ – Plant-based Meat Label Censorship in the United States (PDF)
- Defining ‘Meat’ – Plant-Based Meat Label Censorship in the United States – PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
- Plant-based Retail Market Overview (The Good Food Institute)
- The Rise Of Mock Meat: How Its Story Reflects America’s Ever-Changing Values (NPR)Is the Future of Meat Animal-Free? (Food Technology Magazine)
- Enacted Laws Regulating Labeling (PDF)
- Challenging Arkansas’ Meat Labeling Law (Turtle Island Foods v. Soman)
- Challenging Missouri’s Meat Labeling Law (Turtle Island Foods v. Richardson)
- PBFA Lawsuit Leads to Labeling Victory in Mississippi (Upton’s Naturals Co. & PBFA v. Bryant et al.)
- New Lawsuit Challenges Unconstitutional Oklahoma Plant-Based Foods Labeling Law (Upton’s Naturals Co. & PBFA v. Stitt et al.)
- Challenging Louisiana’s Meat-Labeling Censorship Law (Turtle Island Foods v. Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry)
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