• Nebraska Could Be Next in Line to Define What the Word ‘Meat' Really Means

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Several months ago, Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate product labels with the term “meat” on them. Now Nebraska lawmakers are looking to do the same.
    Nebraska's farm groups are pushing for protection against “fake meat”-products that are plant-based, insect-based, or lab grown. If a proposed bill becomes law, it would be a crime to promote or sell a product as meat that doesn't come from livestock or poultry, the Associated Press reports .
    Nebraska is one of the nation's top states for the production of livestock, and related sales generate an estimated $12.1 billion for the...
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  • Industry wary of alternatives tries to protect a word: meat

    Industry wary of alternatives tries to protect a word: meat

    5 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    LINCOLN, Neb. - More than four months after Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate the term "meat" on product labels, Nebraska's powerful farm groups are pushing for similar protection from veggie burgers, tofu dogs and other items...
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