Shane Jones wants to introduce a new law to protect meat and dairy industries from plant-based replacements.
He told Newstalk ZB’s 'The Country’ that "This notion of veganism and almond powder or something akin to that is going to replace genuine red meat, genuine dairy milk, it needs to be stopped in its tracks."
He says he’s planning to take it to the NZ First caucus.
To discuss what threat plant-based alternatives present, Kate Hawkesby was joined in the studio by Chief Executive and Founder of Sunfed meats, Shama Sukul Lee.
LISTEN TO THE AUDIO ABOVE