The 6 Trickiest Food Label Lies

The 6 Trickiest Food Label Lies

The 6 Trickiest Food Label Lies

by Rick Kaselj, MS

Food labels have gained more prominence over the years and can be a way to remain in touch with what we eat. The history of food labels dates back to the eighteenth century where the focus of these labels was to provide information about products and prevent the commerce of adulterated and misbranded drugs, foods and drinks.

The role of food labels have since progressed to provide nutritional facts such as per serving quantities of various nutrients. Ingredients of the food and drinks...