Milk Producers Call FDA Out For Inaction On Plant-Based Labeling

By Beth Wang / July 18, 2019 at 2:31 PM
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) complained to FDA on Wednesday (July 17) that the agency has yet to resolve issues surrounding its standard of identity for milk, namely whether plant-based products should be called “milk.” The organization in a press release hearkened back to a quote from former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who in July 2018 joked that almonds don’t lactate and acknowledged that FDA has been lax in enforcing its rules for using dairy terms on products that...

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