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VZ 222: Watch Out for Food Fraud
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According to Michigan State University’s Food Fraud Initiative, food fraud is “a collective term used to encompass the deliberate and intentional substitution, addition, tampering, or misrepresentation of food, food ingredients, or food packaging; or false or misleading statements made about a product, for economic gain.” There’s a database that keeps track of thousands of food fraud cases, and you can access it for 30 days for a mere $350. Don’t have an extra $350 just lying around? In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share a few of the most common food frauds to watch out for.
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Resources Used for this Episode:
* 11 Food Frauds You’re Probably Falling For
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Rated 4 out of
Honest and interesting!
I'm a pro skateboarder and vegan and this show has helped me learn more about nutrition and the benefits of being meat-free. I love the dynamic of the hosts, their honesty and their relatability. I love that they are not preachy but just very honest about about their own process of going vegetarian. My only criticism is that I would love to hear what their sources are for some of the larger claims that are made. Perhaps their newsletter can include a list of sources after each episode? Thank you both for doing what you do, educating in a friendly way, and for doing it so well!
Date published: 2014-07-16
Rated 5 out of
fun and educational!
I enjoy listening to this podcast. It helped me over the bump from part time vegetarian to full time along with a bunch of great documentaries. The girls are friendly and research the podcast pretty well. So many people are all or nothing and I've pointed so many friends in the right direction of just being better. I try to be a good example. This podcast jeeps me focused in the right direction.
Date published: 2014-06-18
Rated 5 out of
vegetarian zen is AWESOME
Informative, educational, fun...entertaining, I went back to the 1st podcast. ..current as of today, can't wait for the next episode. ...can't thank these girls enough for all their hard work and inspiration. .keeps me highly motivated.... (vegetarian 2 years in September)...
Date published: 2014-06-25
Rated 5 out of
Great podcast on vegetarian stuff
Thanks for the podcast. It is nice to hear something new about being a vegetarian/vegan every week. Im a vegetarian for the past 5 years. Great work. Keep it going Larissa and Vicky.
Date published: 2013-10-25