27 May '12, 5am

Food Labels Aren't Accurate (And That's Dangerous) | Care2 Causes

Food Labels Aren't Accurate (And That's Dangerous) | Care2 Causes

For most people, packaged food is a welcome convenience. Canned, bottled, and prepared foods can be a meal in themselves, or simply help cut out 30 minutes of extra preparation when you don’t have the time to spare. You can trust that the label will more or less reflect what you’re actually getting when you open up the package. But if you have food allergies or sensitivities, you could be gambling with your life. Why Don’t Labels Disclose Potential Contaminants? For me it’s not quite so serious. Just the other day, I ate some canned food that should have been gluten-free . It wasn’t. I have no idea exactly why I had the reaction I did. It could have been trace amounts of wheat that got mixed in during packaging on shared equipment. It could have been undisclosed barley or rye used in processing the item. It could have been an ingredient contaminated with gluten used as a f...

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