Only in California

A Los Angeles city councilman said Wednesday he will introduce a motion requiring all concession stands at LAX, the LA Zoo, movie theaters, and all city-owned parks and entertainment venues to offer at least one “vegan protein option.” Councilman Paul Koretz said that encouraging a “plant-based diet” could help curb global warming.

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Kellogg Can’t Duck Class Action Over Cereal Labels

The maker of Raisin Bran and Frosted Mini-Wheats must answer a legal challenge in federal court in San Jose, California, saying Kellogg’s breakfast cereals are in fact unhealthy and contribute to obesity and disease because they are laced with extra sugar, in the wake of a 64-page ruling by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh who sits in a jurisdiction sometimes referred to by its own judges as “the food court.”

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In Europe, Court Slaps at ‘Tofu Butter’ Labels

It’s not butter — believe it. The European Court of Justice took a no-nonsense approach to vegan-food substitutes Wednesday, barring companies from using terms like “cheese” or “cream” on nonanimal products.

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