Understanding Misleading Food Labels

Author: Luann Pouliquen  •  Date: October 29, 2016  •  Appears in: Community

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. 

Ghergich & Co. and Woodside teamed up to create a clear go-to guide for consumers to understand exactly what the labels on the food they’re considering buying mean. 

What about USDA Organic or Rainforest Alliance Certified ? Read our previous article on labels : Use These Labels and Resources to Know Your Food

 

Luann Pouliquen

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Luann is in charge of Soil Mate's social medias. She is passionate about environmental sustainability, Green tech, food security matters, travel and, as any French person, good cheeses.
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