AP STORY: Proliferation of food labels

Gosia Wozniacka AP STORIES

Healthy eating has become a big trend in the U.S. in recent years. And companies big and small have been trying to monopolize on it. Eco-labels — describing a dizzying array of sustainable agricultural practices — are increasingly cropping up on farm products, claiming everything from ‘grassfed’ to ‘free-range’ to ‘predator friendly’. Some labels are legitimate, representing a stringent cerficiation process, while others lean towards false advertising. Read my story to find out more: AP-Food Labels

If you would like to access the Consumer Reports rating system for eco-labels, go to: http://www.greenerchoices.org/eco-labels/

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