Living Up to Their Labels

This collection includes the following titles:

Lousy Labels: The Natural & Organic Deception?
This Marketplace documentary reveals how companies use green buzz words like “natural” and “organic” to market personal care products that aren’t all that green.

What F/X?
Lots of people swear by it, as evidenced by its status as Canada’s top-selling cold remedy. But does COLD-FX really do what the company claims?

Lousy Labels 2: The Food Edition
Think twice before filling up your cart with all those amazing food products that will make you smarter, stronger and healthier. Marketplace puts food labels to the test.

  • 2014
  • 13-14
  • 3 Titles

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Marketplace Lousy Labels 2: The Food Edition

In Canada, millions of us are trying to do the right thing for ourselves and our families by buying healthy food. But can we rely on the health information on food labels? In this follow-up to the popular Lousy Labels story on beauty products, Erica Johnson finds the truth behind the latest buzzwords on food packaging. A perfect Business resource to explore ...
  • 2012
  • 00:22:06
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Lousy Labels: The Natural and Organic Deception?

As consumers, we love our shampoos, deodorants, lotions, makeup and other personal care products. But as the products add up, so do the chemicals. That's why 64 percent of us say we're seeking out more "natural" or "organic" items. But how do we know what these labels mean? Marketplace takes a closer look at green personal care products. It turns out labels ...
  • 2011
  • 00:21:26
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace What F/X?

Marketplace puts COLD-FX to the test, and discovers that there may be more clever marketing than proven science at the heart of their success. Host Erica Johnson also reveals where the processing of this "Proudly Canadian" product takes place, and speaks with company insiders who reveal a dirty secret.
  • 2012
  • 00:22:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013