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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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Labeling articles
Misleading food labels
Tell the FDA to Be Honest with Food Labeling 3/15  new! 


Caramel Color and “Natural” Labeling: FDA responds 01/15


Senators urge an end to misleading animal welfare labeling 1/15


Voices rise against misleading food labels 12/14

New York Times “Room for Debate:” Banning the Natural Label 11/14


Survey Shows Consumers are Misled by Food Labels, Expect More 6/14


Ban Natural petitions 6/14

Call for misleading or confusing labels 3/14

Organic watchdog
Maintaining organic integrity: How you can get involved 3/15  new! 

Reporting from the National Organic Standards Board Spring 2015 meeting 5/15  new! 

Upholding organic integrity: toddler formula complaint 11/14


Upholding organic integrity: National Organic Standards Board meeting 11/14

Consumer Reports Comments to the National Organic Standards Board Meeting 10/14


Organic Vote Victory for Consumers: Statement from Consumer Reports' Dr. Urvashi Rangan 4/14

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


Consumer Reports' Organic Food Labels Survey 4/14


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

“Organic” Aquaculture Concerns 3/14

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


Know your labels
Labels on chicken: find out what they really mean 2/15


Know your labels: Cereal criminal 8/14


Know your labels: Sweat Tea 8/14


Know your labels: Polygraph 8/14


Know your labels: Sketch Artist 8/14


Don't fall for menu labeling traps 1/14


America's Most Wanted Food Labels Conference
Opening remarks: Urvashi Rangan, Elisa Odabashian, Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Tara Duggan 9/14


True animal welfare with Leslie Hatfield, Andrew Gunther, Carter Dillard and Will Witherspoon 9/14


Sustainable food production with Patty Lovera, Michael Sligh, Paul Willis and Will Harris 9/14


Creating true and meaningful demand with Clare Leschin-Hoar and Urvashi Rangan 9/14


Conference Slides 09/14


Conference Infographic on Labels 9/14




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