Don’t spend extra money buying into marketing hype and misinformation. Look for food claims and labels you can trust.
By Emily Main
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Truth in Labeling?
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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