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The lawsuit against Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant and the state's Republican agriculture commissioner, Andy Gipson (pictured), was filed Monday by the Plant Based Foods Association and the Illinois-based Upton's Naturals Co. , which makes vegan products and sells them in many states, including Mississippi.

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