No one likes feeling deceived by the food and drinks they buy at the store. But as recent cases might show, there are more than a few drinks in stores that aren’t what they seem.In recent history, it was orange juice, POM pomegranate juice, and coconut water that came under fire for misleading labels. And while orange juice may not be as pure as you might think, and POM won’t fix all of your health problems, there are a few more offenders to add to the list of misleading labels.
So what’s a consumer to do? Read up on the latest drinks under fire for deceptive labeling, and learn what’s really in your drink. At this rate, that tap water is looking might tasty.
This is an update of the story 6 Misleading Beverage Labels, published Aug. 5, 2011.