What Does Natural Mean on a Food Label?

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May 4, 2017
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Most people assume that the word “natural” on a food product label means the item is safe, or organic, or has been humanely tested. However, that is not necessarily true. In this video, attorney Curt Miner answers the question: What does natural mean on a food label?

Video Transcription:

The use of the word natural in food products is a big issue these days because if you are a consumer and you are buying something that’s advertised as being natural, you’d think that it will have healthful benefits, that if it’s an animal product that it was raised and obtained in a humane way, that chemicals and antibiotics and those sorts of things aren’t being used in the creation of this food product. But there is no actual definition from the Food and Drug Administration or any other entity as to what you have to do to actually have something be natural. So there’s a lot of fuzziness. There’s a lot of gray area in what it really means to be natural.  For more information, call Colson Hicks Eidson at 305-476-7400. Or visit our website, Colson.com.