“If a consumer is confused about the source of a product labeled ‘almond milk,’ then he has bigger problems than being confused about which milk to buy,” said Institute for Justice Senior Attorney Justin Pearson, who authored IJ’s comment to the FDA. “The government does not have the power to change the dictionary.”
We wholeheartedly agree and proffer the following “milk” definition from Merriam-Webster:
The FDA action is not born out of the desire to help confused consumers, but out the demand from Dairy to support a declining segment as the result of consumer choice. Redefining a word that has been used for the almost a millennia will not change this fact.
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