Clean Label Project™ Food category is the largest and broadest scope- encompassing a majority of the footprint of grocery stores. To date, Clean Label Project has completed a variety of studies looking at the true contents of America’s best-selling food products with more in process. We examined the levels of heavy metals, bisphenols, pesticide residues and other contaminants linked to cancer in America’s best-selling cooking oils. We examined industrial & environmental contaminants, authenticity, and antioxidant power in America’s best-selling sweeteners.
Clean Label Project™ conducts its investigations by using consumer chain of custody sampling and testing. Clean Label Project creates its shopping lists for it’s investigation through the use of Nielson and IRI sales data coupled with mainstream retailers best-sellers list. We then go into the marketplace and purchase the products from local, regional, and national grocery stores and online-retailers. Instead of taking them home and putting them in our pantry, Clean Label Project takes them to one of its partner laboratories for testing. This data informs Clean Label Project industry calls to action.
Read more about Clean Label Project™ findings in our infographics and white papers. Check out our certified brands and products lists for the brands that are voluntarily and proactively thinking of food and consumer product safety differently.
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What can you do for Clean Food!
Research the products you buy on cleanlabelproject.org and share our “shopping lists” with friends and family. And look for a Clean Label Project certification emblem on products you purchase.
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