There’s an interesting debate surrounding food standards that’s taking place in Washington and other states across America. How should plant-based products that are alternatives to dairy products be labeled? How should protein that does not come from livestock or poultry, or is produced from livestock and poultry in nontraditional ways, be labeled. Who should regulate it?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are examining these issues. This week, we bring you a range of voices on the importance of innovation, a level regulatory playing field, transparency and consumer choice.