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Tag Archives: Misleading Food Labels

New Changes to Sell-By Dates on Packaged Food

By Fredrica Syren: Some much needed changes are coming to packaged foods sold in grocery stores. Two major influential trade groups in the food industry, the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, are lobbying for changes to 10 different food labels that include “sell by” to “use by,” …

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What Does “Natural” Really Mean?

By Fredrica Syren: For many eco-conscious people, the word “natural” makes us look twice at a product. However, when it comes to food or personal care products, “natural” can have a hidden meaning and might be very misleading for the consumer. The label’s simply stating “natural” generated a whopping $43 …

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