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Tofurky Gets Arkansas Plant-Based Food Label Limits Stopped

Oct. 3, 2022, 3:49 PM

Tofurky Co. won a constitutional challenge over an Arkansas law barring use of words like “burger” and “sausage” to describe its plant-based foods.

A federal court blocked enforcement of some provisions against the vegan food maker and stopped the state from enforcing another provision altogether.

The law restricts the labeling of meat-alternative foods. One section defines “meat product” as “an agricultural product that is edible by humans and made wholly or in part from meat or another portion of livestock, poultry, or cervid carcass.”

Other provisions dictate when a product may be represented as beef or pork.

Another provision makes ...