Sorry, but bangers and burgers belong to vegans and vegetarians too | Barbara Ellen

The EU should thwart the meat industry trying to ban certain labels on veggie productsThe meat lobby may be powerful, but is it entitled to cultural ownership of the burger? The European parliament is to vote on whether to ban terms such as veggie burger and veggie sausage, as well as “cheese-like” and “yoghurt-style” for plant-based alternatives to dairy products. The meat industry complains of “cultural hijacking” by vegetarian/vegan products leading to consumer confusion and proposes that “names currently used for meat products shall be reserved exclusively for products containing meat (including) steak, sausage, escalope and burger”. This includes chicken… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/oct/17/sorry-but-bangers-and-burgers-belong-to-vegans-and-vegetarians-too