Three Wisconsin lawmakers have proposed legislation to keep plant-based or lab-created products from being labeled as “milk” or “meat.”
Sen. Howard Marklein, R-Spring Green, Rep. Travis Tranel, R-Cuba City, and Rep. Loren Oldenburg, R-Viroqua, are circulating three bills that would create strict standards for what products can use meat and dairy terms.
Under the legislation, food sold as meat or a meat product would have to come from the flesh of an animal or any part of an insect. That does not include products made from animal cells in a lab.
Another bill would require foods labeled as…