• On September 16, 2020, Upton’s Naturals Co. and the Plant Based Foods Association filed a lawsuit against the state of Oklahoma, challenging the constitutionality of the Meat Consumer Protection Act

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  • On November 7, the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) and Upton’s Naturals dropped their federal lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s legislation that banned plant-based foods sold in Mississippi from using meat-related terms

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  • Missouri was the first among many states, including Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wyoming, to enact laws restricting plant-based and cell-cultured products from being

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