While consumers appreciate how food companies provide labels that give them an idea of what they decide to eat, it is quite disappointing to know that some feel the need to exaggerate their health claims. Such declarations make you want to question if any of the other packaging details have any truth to them, as well. One example is the breakfast fave Cheerios by General Mills. It seems that their claims were in serious violation of federal law according to FDA compliance regulations. So has Cheerios been deceiving us all along?
If you buy a box of Cheerios cereals, you will see that it says the product “helps lower cholesterol.” Other boxes also mention that the cereal will be able to lower cholesterol levels by 4% in six weeks...Read More