11 Food Label Lies

Don’t spend extra money buying into marketing hype and misinformation. Look for food claims and labels you can trust.
November 9, 2011

Truth in Labeling?

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When you spend your hard-earned money on a food claiming to be more ethical or healthier than its competitors, you feel duped when you find out that claim is essentially meaningless. Yet, it happens a lot, thanks to the lack of regulations around feel-good claims like "natural" and "free-range." And those are just two of the biggest offenders. These 11 meaningless claims are all too common on food packages, so consider yourself forewarned--don't buy foods with these words on the box!

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