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French war on 'veggie burgers' comes to Brussels

Jul 07, 2020 - Politico

Vegetarian groups argue a new French law restricting plant-based product names violates EU rules.

A new French law that says only meat products can use terms like "sausage" or "burger" is reheating debate in Brussels over what to call vegetarian meals.

Proponents of last month's law argue it's needed to avoid misleading customers about what they're eating. But vegetarians argue it will actually do more to confuse consumers at a time when Brussels is trying to encourage more plant-bas...