A Field Guide to Food Labels

Have you ever wondered what those little pictures on your food packaging mean?  In this episode, we try to decipher some common food labels during an ordinary trip to the grocery store. 

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Sources used (click for more information):

What does “natural” mean?  Artificial hormones not allowed in pigs and poultryArtificial hormone use.   Requirements for “grass-fed” labeling.  Cage free and free range, or How well are people keeping track of this stuff?  Organic labeling.   Status of the organic industry.   How healthy are organic foods?   Fairtrade Labeling Organizations International.   World Fair Trade Organization.

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