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Food Labels We Look For and What They Really Mean

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Food Labels We Look For and What They Really Mean

As you walk through the grocery store, it’s not uncommon to pick up a product — say a carton of eggs, for example— and see that the package is plastered with an abundance of labels bearing various terms and certifications, all calling for your attention: Organic! Cage-Free! Non-GMO! All Natural! But what do these certifications actually mean? Do they make guarantees to the consumer or are they just marketing ploys?

It depends.