The proposed rules have been described as an 'unnecessary and patronizing restriction which will stifle positive change'
'It's time for countries without bans in place to step up and stop animals and people being put in harm's way'
Last week the European Parliament's agriculture committee approved a ban on naming meat-free foods after their traditional counterparts. If it's voted into effect, veggie burgers could be renamed 'discs'
This week, the EU Parliament's agriculture committee approved a ban on naming meat-free foods after their traditional counterparts. If the proposals are voted into effect by the full EU Parliament in May, vegan and veggie burgers could become 'discs', and sausages 'tubes' among other products
Welfarist organizations are concerned this could affect how animals are treated
In rare cases Hepatits E can prove fatal
The current partial ban is set to be extended
Study authors claim choosing organic food could reduce risk
Industry experts met with policymakers to discuss the need to move away from meat consumption