Clean Label & Food Contaminants
The Clean Label Project is a nonprofit organization that audits products for over 400 food contaminants and provides a national certification program for those demonstrating safe levels in the category. On the other hand, the term “Clean Label” may sound cliché to some health care practitioners and is not a regulated term. However, this term is used regularly to describe foods or diets based on minimizing food additives and/or minimizing presence of potentially hazardous food contaminants. These topics are of public interest due to the growing body of evidence for potential associated health concerns; therefore, HCPs should be aware of the science behind it. Else Nutrition products are based on minimally processed ingredients and have earned The Clean Label Project’s certification status.
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