Candy for Toddlers, and Other “Food Frauds”


Our Man Sietsema recently brought this website to our attention, and it has confirmed our belief that the food products packaged with the most colorful, healthy-looking images on their labels are often the most sugar-packed and scary. For example, according to the website, in Gerber Graduates, fruit-snacks for toddlers, “Yet the leading ingredients are corn syrup and sugar – and the only “fruit” they contain is nutritionally poor white grape juice concentrate. These snacks are more candy than fruit juice!” You know what’s a really awesome fruit snack? Fruit.