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As the popularity of green product claims continues to grow, it’s important to know which claims you can trust and which ones you can’t. Use the search tools below to get our expert evaluation of labels on food, wood, personal care products and household cleaners. You can search by product, category, or certifier, and easily compare labels using our report cards. For labeling tips on buying greener products for your kitchen, visit our virtual kitchen.
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Organic Vote Victory for Consumers: Statement from Consumer Reports' Dr. Urvashi Rangan 4/14

Labels on chicken: find out what they really mean 12/13

Don't fall for menu labeling traps 1/14

Call for misleading or confusing labels 3/14

“Organic” Aquaculture Concerns 3/14

Consumers Union submits comments to National Organic Standards Board 4/14

Consumers Union calls for complete ban on antibiotics in organic chicken 1/14

Consumer Reports' Organic Food Labels Survey 4/14

CR expert Dr. Urvashi Rangan comments to the National Organic Standards Board 4/14

Can soil-less agriculture be Certified Organic? 2/14

Consumers Union advocates for organic integrity 10/13

Consumers Union urges the phase-out of antibiotics in organic apple and pear orchards 3/14

CU hails historic Connecticut legislature vote on labeling genetically engineered food 6/13

USDA releases long-awaited proposed rule on labeling mechanically tenderized meat 6/13

Modern labels: The good, the bad, the ugly and why we need them 3/13

Consumers Union positions on antibiotics in meat and poultry production 3/13

American Academy of Pediatrics weighs in on organic food 10/12

Experts say: Don't give up on organic food 9/12

Do you know where your bottled water comes from? 7/12

Video: “From Fables to Labels” 2/12

Mystery fish:The label said red snapper, the lab said baloney 10/11

Food fight breaks out over 'corn sugar' 5/11

Forget greenwashing. It's about greenbashing 3/11

What makes a good eco-label? 11/11

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Why some organic products fall short 8/09

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