Plant-based food can no longer have meat-based names in France. The French government has published a list of words, such as ‘steak’ or ‘ribs’ that will not be allowed on labels for meat-free products. Farmers in the country have argued that using these words to describe non-meat products could confuse customers. Similar measures are being discussed in other countries.
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👉Key words and phrases:
interesting, complex or thought-provoking
– You’ll be able to write a lot about this – it’s a meaty topic.
– I’m reading classical literature at the moment – I like to read meaty books.
an attack or criticism
– His criticism was just the opening salvo in the attack on his colleagues.
– The new laws are just the first salvo in attempts to stop dangerous driving.
start up again
– The quality of films released this year has reignited my passion for cinema.
– The minister’s speech reignited bad feelings with her rivals.
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✔️ 1:17- Headline 1
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✔️ 4:08 – Headline 3
✔️ 5:46 – Language summary
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