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  • Misleading Labels On Food Products

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    Nathan Honeycutt PS314 Professor Reardon 28 November 2014 Misleading Labels More and more consumers are becoming concerned with what they eat, especially when their food comes from a vague source and processed with unknown techniques. It makes it very difficult to try and regulate what goes into each and everyone’s bodies if the package labeling on food products does not perfectly reflect the nutritional value within. With food industries leaving out certain information, and/or not making it very

  • Is The Organic Food Label?

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    production of food, companies like ConAgra Foods, the parent company of Healthy Choice, Tyson, or even Whole Foods, may cut corners to the growth, treatment, and processing of food. In recent years, there has been a hype in organic food, locally grown food and GMO free foods, but what do these words mean? Most of these words on stickers are aimed to sell customers overpriced food that is farmed conventionally. Organic food has been claimed to be healthier for people, although the organic food label is misleading

  • Problems With Nutritional Food Labels

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    Dyke English 103 18 December 2015 Problems with Nutritional Food Labels It is very common nowadays to walk into a restaurant and look at a menu and see a side note with the amount of calories that each plate holds. As well as walking into a grocery store, you will always notice a nutritional label on the food product. A nutritional label tends to always be located on the back, front or side of the food product. These nutritional labels are for educational use, used to inform communities, consumers

  • Food Companies Need to Label Their Food Essay

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    The dangers of the food industry need to be revealed to the public so that people can live healthier lifestyles. For this to be done, the food companies need to start labeling what is in their food. There are numerous harmful chemicals and hormones found in the food we consume, and there needs to be more awareness of what society is recklessly ingesting. A two-year study on the effects of genetic mutation on mice was published on September 19th, 2011 in Food and Chemical Toxicology. In the experiment

  • Government Food Label Requirements : Food Labeling

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    Government Food Label Requirements With all of the information readily available on the internet and news broadcasts it is hard not to hear about the government food labeling controversy currently going on. There are people who want to label genetically modified, organic and natural foods and then there are some who want to do away with all of the labels for one reason or another. Government mandated food labels are a big deal right now because everyone has an opinion about it. A main cause of

  • Importance Of Food Labels By The International Food Information Council

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    Barbara Martino Hayes English 4 December 5, 2014 Importance of Food Labels A research done in 2003 by the International Food Information Council Foundation indicated that many consumers will refer to food labels when deciding which food item to purchase or consume. ("The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.") Many consumers say that food labels are hard to observe and read. Food labels objective is mostly to inform consumers about the products characteristics which actually play an important

  • Genetically Modified Foods And Their Labels

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    Genetically modified foods are products that contain genetically modified organisms. There has been some controversy that customers should be aware of the nutrient labels if the product contains genetically modified ingredients. Researching this topic is very important for everyone to understand and this topic came to mind while finding a page online called Consumer Reports, which is based from, a magazine. This page explains to people why they need to know about GMO foods and their labels. The goal of

  • Genetically Modified Foods And Their Labels

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    Modified Foods Genetically modified foods are products that contain genetically modified organisms. There has been some controversy that customers should be aware on the nutrient labels if the product contains genetically modified ingredients. Researching this topic is very important for everyone to understand and this topic came to mind while finding a page online called Consumer Reports, which is base from, a magazine. This page explains to people why they need to know about GMO foods and their

  • Food 's Nutrition Labels Help Greatly Essay

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    made more aware of my food choices. Now this isn’t to say I ate the healthiest or ate nutritious foods. However, I was able to recognize what was healthy and what wasn’t. I believe looking at the food’s nutrition labels help greatly. This helped me to become more aware and understand the food’s I ate. I began to think a lot more about my food choices versus just throwing food in my mouth without thinking about the consequences. Of course, there were times when I did just throw food in my mouth. However

  • Genetically Modified Organisms : Is A Food Label Necessary?

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    Genetically Modified Organisms Is a Food Label Necessary? By: Kate Spinosa The addition of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) also commonly known as Genetically Engineered (GE) to our food products have been a heated controversy for some time now. This debate is currently attracting a lot of consumer/media interest in 2014. From the 1990’s on, GE foods have been consumed by millions of Americans and humans across the world. So what exactly are GE foods? DNA (genes) from one species

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