FDA Must Step in To End Fake-Butter Proliferation

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Plant-based imitations of butter and other dairy products pose an increasing challenge for consumer understanding in the butter sector, which is dealing with proliferating imposters even as butter’s popularity grows. That makes it crucial for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop vegan shenanigans before fake products make federal standards of identity for established terms such as “butter” …


Milk Producers File Petition over Label Issue

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) last week filed a citizen petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, outlining a labeling solution to the use of dairy terms on non-dairy products as the agency considers public input from a recently concluded comment period. The petition reinforces current FDA labeling regulations, with some additional clarification, to show how marketplace transparency …