Arkansas is the latest state to join the truth in labeling movement, with Gov. Asa Hutchinson signing a new law March 18. The legislation prohibits the false and misleading labeling of food products, especially alternative or substitute products masquerading as meat or dairy.
With more alternative products coming onto the market, like almond “milk” and vegetable protein-based “ground meat,” there’s a concern that using traditional terms such as milk and dairy to label these products may be misleading the public.
The TTB has proposed amendments to regulations around alcohol labeling and advertising. Take a look at some of the key changes you may have to implement.
A new study shows that food waste is directly related to the misunderstanding of food labels. Voluntary industry standardization may help address this problem.