A Parisian start-up recently announced the opening of a ‘vegetable meat’ production site in France. The firm produces meat-free steak, wings and nuggets which are sold around the country. However, French law will soon prohibit the use of such terms for vegetarian meat substitutes in a bid to protect the interests of the country’s farmers

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Veganism has soared in Europe over the past years but there is no legal definition either for “vegetarian” or “vegan” in EU law. Katia Merten-Lentz of international law firm, Keller & Heckman, looks at how regulatory clarity could come about.

03 october 2018

This article is written by Katia Merten-Lentz and published at EU Food