I know for me, it happened, (and still happens) ALL of the time. And sure, maybe this is one of the many reasons why I need to move out… but till I do, I’m finding fault with the food companies and for that matter, the government too! Take a look at the photo below and you may have an idea about what I’m talking about, or click continue reading & I’ll set up the scenario for you.
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Something I thought was worth mentioning…
Has anyone out there ever seen something like this at your local Loblaws or (in this case) Walmart and thought anything of it?
As a smart consumer, you may have thought any of the following things:
- Wow, that’s not very nice of Walmart to just put their Great Value brand right beside the Quaker Chewy bars.
- It’s not personal, it’s business. Good for Walmart! They are doing what any smart business would do; placing products where people will find them.
- Which one should I get!? One’s cheaper, but the cheap one tastes different… doesn’t it? How different are they?
As someone who has works in the food industry, I’ll let you in on a little secret, sometimes… both the cheap and expensive versions are created by the same company! Shocked? Well you shouldn’t be….
Has anyone ever forwarded you a site that claims to tell you all of the “terrible” things the food industry is doing? How their lies are manipulating the poor unknowing & innocent moms into purchasing and feeding their families unquestionably “wrong” products? Sure the whole things sounds devious and evil, but there are a whole whack-load of regulation hoops set out by the government that food companies have to jump through. Never mind the fact that no one is putting a gun to your head and forcing you to purchase a product. So… is the food industry as horrible as you think it is? Let’s find out!
I was recently sent this link from cracked.com all about “The 6 Most Horrifying Lies The Food Industry is Feeding You” (Click HERE to read it!). As a Food Scientist I get questions about ingredients all the time. (But that’s also because people usually get confused and think I’m a nutritionist….) I’m here to set the record straight and tell you the difference between fact and media hype. Continue reading