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Settlement negotiations on Missouri meat law falter

 


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Negotiations have failed and attorneys for Missouri and vegetarian food companies want to go back to court over a new law against promoting plant-based food products as "meat."

A federal court document dated Wednesday says work to reach a settlement agreement in the case hit an impasse.

At issue is a new Missouri law that makes it a misdemeanor to promote plant-based food as "meat." The law took effect in August.

The law was challenged by the Oregon-based Tofurky Co., which makes vegetarian food products, and The Good Food Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based non...



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