Clarity on US protein alternative labeling could be coming
Labeling transparency of plant-based products is becoming increasingly important as the protein alternatives sector grows.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is developing a draft guidance document for food manufacturers that will cover the labeling of plant-based alternatives to animal-derived foods, which will likely include eggs. Its expected release date is in December 2022.
The document comes due to consumer confusion regarding the labeling…