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  • Animal raising claims can be confusing on food labels

    Published on January 8, 2021
    New infographic created by Michigan State University Extension helps consumers understand animal raising label claims such as free range, cage free, and natural.

  • Food label claims: Clearing up the confusion

    Published on September 5, 2018
    Consumers are focused on looking for a products shelf-life and how healthy the ingredients are above all else. Ease in reading the label and product health benefits are paramount for local artisan food manufacturers.

  • Food labels – more info please!

    Published on February 27, 2015
    Consumers prefer products with specific food labeling instead of general references.

  • Hormone Label Claims

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Hormones are naturally produced chemical messenger substance found in both plants and animals.

  • Food Product Dates

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Two types of dating may be found on product labels; open and closed dating.

  • Food Label Claims

    Published on April 6, 2021
    All information on food labels must not be false or misleading.

  • Antibiotic Label Claims

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Antibiotics are substances that are produced by one microorganism and have the ability to kill or inhibit growth or multiplication of other microorganisms.

  • GMO Label Claims

    Published on April 6, 2021
    A GMO is a plant, animal, or other organism that has had a gene from another organism transferred into it as an addition or replacement.

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