EU COURT BANS DAIRY-STYLE NAMES FOR SOYA AND TOFU

EU COURT BANS DAIRY-STYLE NAMES FOR SOYA AND TOFU

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European Court of Justice rules names like milk and butter cannot be used to describe soya and tofu.

Plant-based foods cannot be sold in the European Union using terms such as milk, butter and cheese, the European Court of Justice has ruled.

The ECJ was ruling in a case referred to it by a German court and involving German food company TofuTown.

The company sells plant-based products with names including “Soyatoo Tofu Butter” and “Veggie Cheese”.

It said customers were not misled, because their products plant origins were clear……..

 

Source: EU court bans dairy-style names for soya and tofu – BBC News