Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Kind Bars aren't as healthy as advertising claims, FDA says

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Kind bars may not be as kind to your health as they claim to be, according to a warning letter the Food and Drug Administration sent the snack food company last month.

The agency ordered the popular fruit and nut snack brand to remove the word "healthy" and various other health-related claims from the advertising of at least four its bars that the FDA says don't have the nutritional content to merit the label.

According to the letter, four flavors of Kind bar — Almond & Apricot, Almond & Coconut, Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate + Protein, Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew + Antioxidants — have too much saturated fat for the company to bill them as healthy products. The bars in question contain between 2.5 and 5 grams of saturated fat content, well above the FDA-imposed 1 gram limit. Read more...

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