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GFI renews push for FDA to green-light use of common terms in plant-based labels

GFI: FDA should act to assert labeling authority and prevent patchwork of new state laws seeking to restrict plant-based product labels

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The Good Food Institute (GFI) has not lost hope that FDA will act on a March 2017 petition asking the agency to codify the current practice of allowing common terms such as “meat,” “milk” or “rice” on plant-based substitutes – as long as those products use modifiers to clarify their origin.

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