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Dutch authority calls on “vegetarian butcher” to change “misleading” names

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The Dutch food authority is calling on a company called Vegetarische Slager (The Vegetarian Butcher) to change the names of some of its products or face a fine. The dispute highlights the growing tension over the naming of meat alternatives in Europe as well as the continued absence of any EU legal definition for “vegan” or "vegetarian”.



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