Snake Oil in the Snacks

Herper, Matthew; Ruiz, Rebecca
June 2010
Forbes Asia;Jun2010, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p64
The article discusses the misleading claims of various food companies regarding the health benefits of their produced products in the U.S. It cites the opposition of the researchers at Georgetown University regarding the assertion of Lifeway Foods that its Probugs yogurt contains good bacteria which can reduce the incidence of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in children. It reminds consumers to pay extra attention in buying their foods and to stay away from deceptive advertisement on food.


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