EU court bans dairy-style names for soya and tofu
European Court of Justice rules names like milk and butter cannot be used to describe soya and tofu.
Plant-based foods cannot be sold in the European Union using terms such as milk, butter and cheese, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
The ECJ was ruling in a case referred to it by a German court and involving German food company TofuTown.
The company sells plant-based products with names including “Soyatoo Tofu Butter” and “Veggie Cheese”.
It said customers were not misled, because their products plant origins were clear……..