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Commission still dragging feet on vegan and vegetarian labelling

MEP demands when Commission is going to act on misleading use of meat terms

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The European Commission is coming under increasing pressure to act on vegan and vegetarian labelling, including from those that contest use of terms traditionally used to describe meat on product labels, such as “cutlet”, but the EU executive insists it cannot say when it will produce a law covering voluntary labels required under the 2011 food information to consumers regulation (FIC – 1169/2011).

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