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Federal government launches consultations on simulated meat and poultry

CFIA seeks industry, consumer feedback on proposed updates.


November 5, 2020
By Radio Canada

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With nearly 40 per cent of Canadians seeking to incorporate more plant-based products into their diets, the federal government says it is launching nationwide consultations to provide “greater clarity” for consumers and industry when it comes to production and marketing of simulated meat and poultry products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says it wants industry and consumers to submit their views on the proposed updates to guidelines for industry on simulated meat, simulated poultry products and certain plant-based protein foods by Dec. 3, 2020.

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