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House members seek to tighten milk labeling

Bipartisan group of lawmakers object to misleading practice of labeling variety of plant-based products as "milk."

Enforcement of dairy labeling standards got another strong endorsement Tuesday with the introduction of a bill requiring the Food & Drug Administration to take enforcement action against manufacturers labeling plant-based beverages as milk.

Introduced by Reps. Peter Welch (D., Vt.), Sean Duffy (R., Wis.), Mike Simpson (R., Ida.), Joe Courtney (D., Conn.), David Valadao (R., Cal.) and Suzan DelBene (D., Wash.), the House bill would compel FDA to take action against misbranded, plan

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