Vegan Foods

California Cannot Stop Vegan Dairy Products From Using ‘Butter’ Label


Law360 (Aug 11, 2021, 10:06 PM EDT) – State of California Cannot Stop Vegan Dairy Company From Using Phrases Like “Butter”, “Lactose Free”, “Cruelty Free” and “Revolutionizing Dairy Products” with plants “on its labels, but may restrict its use of the term” hormone-free, “a California federal judge ruled Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg was not moved by the state’s presentation of a study that found 26% of consumers misidentified plant-based cheese products, largely giving a victory at Miyoko’s Kitchen and following the framework set out in a preliminary injunction issued in the case a year ago.

Citing the preliminary injunction, Judge Seeborg said that the state’s interpretation …

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