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Kansas lawmakers discuss labeling for meat alternatives


January 24, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would prohibit producers of meat alternatives from using certain meat-related terms, such as jerky or burger, in their marketing.

The bill contains 22 terms that producers of plant-based or other meat alternative foods could not use, unless they label the product as "imitation" or include disclaimers that the products contains no meat, The Kansas City Star reported.

The issue comes before Kansas lawmakers as several states, including Missouri, are considering or approving bills that regulate marketing for meat alternatives....

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