武汉新茶网址：The European Parliament decided that vegetarian products can also use meat names
The European Parliament decided that vegetarian products can also use meat names
Can a “steak” made with soybeans be called a steak?Can a “burger” without meat be called a burger?The European Parliament voted on the 23rd,In restaurants and shops in the 27 member states of the European Union,Foods such as “burgers”, “steak”, and “intestines” made from plants can continue to use these names.
The Associated Press reported on the 24th,The decision of the European Parliament rejected the request of the largest agricultural association in the European Union, the European Commission of Professional Farmers Organization-European Union of Agricultural Cooperatives.
The association believes thatNaming plant-based foods with meat names can mislead consumers.Request to be prohibited.
but,Organizations such as the European Consumer Organization support the decision of the European Parliament.The European Consumer Organization issued a statement saying: “As long as it is clearly marked as vegetarian or vegan,消费者就不可能分不清大豆牛排（和真正的牛排）以及鹰嘴豆肠（和真正的肉肠）……以植物为原料的食品使用‘汉堡’或‘牛排’等名称可以使消费者It is easier to decide how to arrange these foods on the table.”
WWF and other organizations believe thatNaming plant-based foods with meat names is more helpful for people to choose such foods.It is also conducive to environmental protection and health.
The European Parliament has a “relaxed” attitude towards naming vegetarian foods.The naming of dairy products is strict.The European Parliament voted on the same day to strictly implement the European Court of Justice’s ruling on the naming of dairy substitutes three years ago.The ruling prohibits the use of milk, butter, cheese, yogurt and other dairy product names to name foods that are purely plant-based.For example, soy milk, almond milk, vegetable cheese, etc.(Ou Sa)[Micro Feature]