Author: Luann Pouliquen • Date: October 29, 2016 • Appears in:
Understanding Misleading Food Labels
“From the perspective of the average consumer, front-of-package claims are sometimes misleading and may lead people to make unhealthy food purchases,” says Kristin Kirkpatrick, manager of wellness nutrition services at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute. From Grass Fed to Cage Free, the profision of different labels now available in our supermarkets can be pretty confusing. But labels can also be very useful and a real asset when choosing what you are buying. Indeed, Labels are relaying important information about food allergies, exposing food additives, and origin of the product.
What about USDA Organic or Rainforest Alliance Certified ? Read our previous article on labels : Use These Labels and Resources to Know Your Food.