Posted by Ian Kay on May 15, 2011
"0g Fat", but more sugar in 1 cup than a Snickers bar!
Next time you’re at the grocery store, remember than food advertizing is no different than for cars, hair products, diet pills, etc. Someone is making money, and they are willing to use a grain of truth to claim bigger benefits!
“But as sales soar, federal regulators worry that some packaged foods that scream healthy on their labels are in fact no healthier than many ordinary brands. Federal Trade Commission officials have been cracking down on products that, in their view, make dubious or exaggerated claims. Overwhelmed regulators concede that they are struggling to police this booming market, despite recent settlements with makers of brands like Kellogg’s Rice Krispies and Dannon’s Activia, which the authorities say oversold their health benefits.”
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