July 21, 2015

Today's grocery store products look more like a NASCAR racecar than a box of food. Across many of the options (at least the healthier ones), you'll find logos that indicate the food is everything from organic to made in the U.S.A.

All of those logos may look super official, but you may be surprised to know some of them are mostly self-appointed terms. Not every logo and label is regulated by an agency responsible for making sure the term is correctly applied. If the USDA or FDA takes exception to the use of the logo, some companies can get into trouble for their "misleading" claims. For example, earlier this year, the FDA sent KIND a letter stating

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