23 Lies Disguised As Product Labels

Marketers like to get clever when it comes to the products they're trying to get you to buy. And by "get clever," we, of course, mean "come as close to lying to the consumer as legally possible without actually doing so."

So, the next time you're reading a label, keep the following in mind ...

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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Entry by PookieJones

The very small serving size allows Coffee- Mate to say The it doesn't original contain trans fats, Nestle. Coffeee even though it does. mate mer: CREA

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The award stickers on bottles of wine mislead customers into thinking they're of higher quality. Most of the wines which enter the competitions receiv

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Oick ORIGINAL PREMIUM MLo SATINE CRACKERS NET WT ILB (45.3g) & Tasy Recipe Quick onBackt NABISCO ORIGINAL PREMIUM Sansibole Shackina No Cheleserol No

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Entry by PookieJones

Manufacturers can slap the buzword Omega 3 label on pretty much anything with even a trace of any type of fatty acid in it. Some brands of cereal and

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Entry by Dwayne Hoover

BUY ORGANIC It's the healthier choice! Except that... 100% Organic is the only option that's truly organic, and even that doesn't mean it's free of

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Chateau on a bottle of wine implies that it's French and made adjacent to a mansion. No...it's just a buzzword that any mansionless wine company aro

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Entry by PookieJones

ON THE INGREDIENT LIST, SALT HAS MANY NAMES. CRACKED.COM Sodium benzoate, Disodium and Monosodium glutamate (MSG) are just some of the names to hide h

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Entry by WhiteCells

Federal rules state that the word 'light' should describe the product as having 'lower calories' 100 NY COOD soxC of OrT Amazing Prune Light LIGHT TAS

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Entry by pundemic

PEOPLE INSECURE ABOUT THEIR ACNE BREAKOUTS EMPTY THEIR WALLETS FOR OIL-FREE CRAu COSMETIC PRODUCTS. However, a simple look at the ingredients will t

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Entry by JarOCats

WHOLE GRAIN DOES NOT ALWAYS MEAN WHOLLY WHOLE GRAIN. NEITHER DOES WHOLE GRAIN ROTINI MULTIGRAIN OR ENEN MADE WITH 51% WHOLE GRAIN PASTA INGREDI

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Entry by jaoafallas

Net weight does not refer to the total weight of the food inside your canned good. In 2013, it has been found that the actual food product in canned g

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

PCO CERTIPIED 100% GrassFed We bnow any beef products with the label 'Grass-Fed' are significantly more expensive than those without. But how do we kn

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Entry by WhiteCells

THIS10-IN-1 Daily Moisturizing TURN-BACK-TIME CREAM LOTION HELPS TO: 1 promote collagen production 2 visibly diminish wrinkles to clinically proven 3

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Entry by jaoafallas

Walmart.com Product Packaging Equate Beauty Wedge Applicator: Sponges, 100 count WEDGE Distributed by: Wal-Mart Stores. Inc.. Bentonville, AR 72716 C

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Entry by MissFerrety

CRACKED FDA Regulations currently have very little say in the production, sale, and labeling of honey. It is not uncommon for honey to be cut with che

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Entry by boltcutter

Lightly Sweetened' will still give you REGULAR DIABETES The term Lightly Sweetenled isi't officially regulated by the FDA and signifies lothing. A

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PERDUE Fit& Easy s- nL AELN Chicken Thigh Filets NO HORMONES dorsis U CROUPR Fredle ADDED!!8 Even though that is a great thing, it's there just to tri

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Entry by JarOCats

THE GLUTEN-FREE LABEL IS BEING SLAPPED ON ODKA PRODUCTS R-FREE I GLUTEN-FREE ED I NON-GMO CORN I NO ALLERG THAT DON'T CONTAIN GLUTEN IN Devutiott De

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Entry by Tony Alpsen

According to the U.S. FDA (and no one else), the term non-alcoholic does not mean ODOUL'S alcohol-free. No, see, a drink labeled non-alcoholic c

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

You'd expect 'natural' products to come from the ground and go directly into the package. NATURAL NATURAL NATURAL Tostitos heetos Lays WETUE Ceuter r

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Entry by Alexius08

When using the term MADE WITH REAL FRUIT, food product manufacturers aren't required to disclose the amount of real fruit they used or actually use

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Entry by Michael Voll

WOW! This containergives yOu 30% MORE detergent!!! vs 170oz OVER 30 MORE DETERGENT THe 225 FLOZ Wait... 30% more for free? Nope, just 30% more than if

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