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New Class Action Lawsuit Claims Naked Juice Misleads Consumers

POSTED: William PinilisOctober 12, 2016 at 11:27 AM / Class Action, Food Claims
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A new lawsuit alleges Naked Juice isn't as healthy as it claims to be.

10 Mega-Companies Control the Bulk of Food Brands We Buy

POSTED: William PinilisOctober 3, 2016 at 11:14 AM / Food Claims, Consumer Tips

Banks and media companies aren't the only industries that are controlled by a handful of mega corporations. It turns out the food industry is no different.

New Class Action Claims Nature Valley Products Aren’t All That Natural

POSTED: William PinilisSeptember 16, 2016 at 12:03 PM / Class Action, Food Claims, Food Fraud

General Mills says its Nature Valley bars are “Made with 100% Natural-Whole-Grain Oats.” But a new class action lawsuit alleges that the statement is deceiving and says the products aren’t as natural as their labels say they are.

Truffle Oil Is A Scam

POSTED: William PinilisSeptember 15, 2016 at 12:07 PM / Food Claims, Food Fraud

If you’re a foodie, truffles may seem the pinnacle of culinary decadence. Not only are they supposed to add rich, earthy flavors to dishes, they are amongst the most expensive foods in the world. In fact, Italy’s rare and prized white truffle actually is the most expensive food in the world.

Consumers Want Honesty – And Are Willing To Pay For It

POSTED: William PinilisSeptember 14, 2016 at 11:43 AM / Consumer News, Food Claims

New findings show that honesty really is the best policy, especially when it comes to dealing with American consumers.

5 Tips for Determining if Food Products Contain GMOs

POSTED: William PinilisAugust 4, 2016 at 11:30 AM / Consumer News, Food Claims

Earlier this week, we told you about a new federal law that requires food manufacturers to label foods that contain genetically modified organisms. However, it may take a while before we see the labels on grocery store shelves – the final rules won’t be out for another two years.

Law Requires Labeling of GMO Foods

POSTED: William PinilisAugust 2, 2016 at 11:30 AM / Consumer News, Food Claims

Late last week, President Obama signed bill S. 764, which sets federal labeling standards for foods containing genetically modified organisms.

Are You Buying Rancid Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

POSTED: William PinilisAugust 1, 2016 at 2:38 PM / Consumer News, Food Claims, Food Fraud

The United States accounts for millions, if not billions, of olive oil sales each year. Consumption has tripled since 1990, partly because of olive oil’s health benefits. Studies have shown that it promotes heart health, contains high amounts of antioxidants and is a good source of healthy fat.

General Mills Issues Flour Recall Over Possible E.coli Link

POSTED: William PinilisJune 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM / Food Claims, Food Recalls

General Mills voluntarily recalled 10 million pounds of flour this week after concerns over possible E.coli contamination.

Be An Informed Consumer With This Food Fraud Infographic

POSTED: William PinilisMay 9, 2016 at 11:30 AM / Food Claims, Food Fraud

From Parmesan cheese that contains wood pulp to Extra Virgin olive oil that is diluted with a different type of oil, we have been talking a lot about food fraud lately.

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