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Tofurky sues to stop Missouri law over meat terminology
ky3 ^

Posted on 08/28/2018 7:28:19 AM PDT by BenLurkin

Vegetarian food-maker Tofurky filed a lawsuit in Missouri on Monday seeking to defend its right to describe its products with meat terminology such as "sausage" and "hot dogs," as long as the packaging makes clear what the ingredients are.

The Hood River, Oregon-based company and The Good Food Institute, which advocates for plant-based diets, say a Missouri law set to take effect Tuesday that bars companies from "misrepresenting" products as meat if they're not from "harvested livestock or poultry" is too vague and could be used to go after a range of vegetarian products that use such terminology. Tofurky says if the law is allowed to stand, it would have to change its packaging.

The Missouri Cattlemen's Association, which supported the statute, said its concern isn't with products like Tofurky that make clear they're from plants. Mike Deering, the group's executive vice president, said the worry is the emerging science of meat grown by culturing animal cells in a lab, and whether they'll disclose how they were made once they're on the market.

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TOPICS: Food
KEYWORDS: fauxmeat; frankenfood; meat; missouri; mysterymeat; soylentturducken; thatwasntchicken; tofurky; vegan

1 posted on 08/28/2018 7:28:19 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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2 posted on 08/28/2018 7:35:38 AM PDT by Red Badger (July 2018 - the month the world learns the TRUTH......Q Anon.......Timelines change. Aug 16)
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To: BenLurkin

TofWeiner’s for everyone.


3 posted on 08/28/2018 7:39:26 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (All I know is what I read in the papers.)
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I have a low opinion of vegans but ,"as long as the packaging makes clear what the ingredients are", I really have no problem with what the company wants to do.
4 posted on 08/28/2018 7:39:30 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (Maxine Waters for House Minority Leader!!)
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Tofurky turns men into Soy Boys.

If vegetables are so good for you, why do libs insist on monster fauxmeat frankenfoods? Shouldn't a healthy vegetable lifestyle mean going from farm to table directly? Why does this wonderful delicious natural food need to go through industrial processes and chemical treatment?

Maybe it has more to do with virtue signaling that nutrition? "Hey everybody, look at me! I eat fake meat from a factory!"
 

5 posted on 08/28/2018 7:41:30 AM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie ("Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above.")
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To: BenLurkin

Meat 1
Vegetarian Terrorists 0


6 posted on 08/28/2018 7:41:43 AM PDT by nickedknack
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To: BenLurkin

If a given individual wants to be vegetarian or even vegan that’s fine by me, it’s a free country. However, faking meat products does seem a little strange. Why, if they’re philosophically opposed to killing and eating animals do they want their facsimiles to resemble killing and eating animals? Marketers of such products need to come up with their own names that do not mislead non-vegetarians into eating soy-based artificial foods that quite honestly have their own problems themselves.


7 posted on 08/28/2018 7:47:38 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I’ll have the prime rib.
Rare, please...


8 posted on 08/28/2018 8:04:53 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Baseball players, gangsters and musicians are remembered. But journalists are forgotten.)
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To: BenLurkin

We have been warned for years NOT to eat highly processed foods.

Now we are told to eat highly processed soy beans and other fake meats.


9 posted on 08/28/2018 8:06:36 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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That’s OK. We all realize that Erdofugan sides with the terrorists.


10 posted on 08/28/2018 8:13:59 AM PDT by dangus
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Why would a true Vegan eat anything that tasted like meat?

What would Hitler (The world’s most famous Vegan) eat?


11 posted on 08/28/2018 9:45:56 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: nickedknack

I grew up in Wisconsin. When margarine first came out, it was ILLEGAL to sell it in Wisconsin.


12 posted on 08/28/2018 12:12:27 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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