The alternative protein-based foods industry and government in Australia are at odds over the use of terms such as ‘milk’, ‘meat’ and ‘seafood’ to label these, with tensions rising after the issue proceeded to high-level ministerial discussions.
The US Department of Agriculture has launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act that would give clear criteria for the Secretary of Agriculture to consider when determining if it has been violated.
Sausages are an important part of the culinary culture in almost every country in Europe – Poland, Spain Italy and the UK all have strong sausage-making traditions and Germany alone is home to approximately 1,200 different ‘Wurst’ varieties.
In the wake of several controversial recent studies that have linked meat consumption with increased cancer risk, an equally contentious series of reviews have found there are very few health benefits to cutting out meat protein.
A federal court has blocked the state of Arkansas from enforcing a law restricting the use of 'meaty' terms to products derived from slaughtered animals while a legal legal challenge* proceeds through the courts.
Foodwatch France has partnered with Yuka and the Cancer League to demand a diet without added nitrite including; E249 (potassium nitrite), E 250 (sodium nitrite), E251 (sodium nitrate) and E252 (nitrate) used in processed meats such as industrial sausages.