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Blueberries “Faked” In Common Processed Foods (Video)

Blueberries “Faked” In Common Processed Foods (Video)

There are few things in this world more delicious or healthy than a ripe blueberry.

Tasty blueberries are the perfect complement to pancakes, muffins, bagels, and cereal, but if you’re taking a shortcut and buying processed versions of these products in the store, it’s likely you’re eating a little ball of chemicals instead of a dried berry.

In the video below, investigative journalist Mike Adams exposes the deceptive chemical ingredients and dishonest marketing of “blueberry” products from big-name food and cereal companies.

The blueberries, it turns out, are made from artificial colors, hydrogenated oils and liquid sugars.

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Image: Bowl of Special K "Blueberry" Cereal
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4:55PM PDT on Mar 16, 2013

Thank you so much for this report/video. I will look at the products I buy even more carefully!

6:13PM PST on Dec 13, 2011

Sometimes it's pretty obvious that some fruits are in poor condition when they are simply sprinkled in and advertised heavily.

5:53PM PST on Dec 10, 2011

thanks for telling the world

5:52PM PST on Dec 10, 2011

No surprise.

5:46PM PST on Dec 10, 2011


7:00PM PDT on May 28, 2011

And BTW - why are y'all relying on the FDA to take care of us? Corporate money turns a blind eye. Wake up and educate yourself. That's why we have the internet now, and labels on food. Don't leave it to a bunch of strangers - you're not a child!

6:58PM PDT on May 28, 2011

OK - editing is a good thing when ranting - you come across as less idiotic! :P

6:57PM PDT on May 28, 2011

"Read the ingredients" - duh! That people just believe what the front of a box says, almost deserve to be fooled. Don't eat this crap period! Eats fresh whole foods and stop buying premade crap in boxes! And I mean all that other "wholesome" company food. It is all processed sugary, environmentally draining crap!!

Just my two cents.

3:42PM PDT on May 28, 2011

I'm so glad there folks out there looking out for consumers health and interests.

12:19PM PDT on May 28, 2011

I am a sucker!
I thought there was a FDA in place to prevent this deception.
I thought there were truth in labeling laws.
I thought I was the Queen of Siam.
As it stands, I spend so much time in grocery stores reading labels, I fear they are going to charge me rent. Why are they allowed to lie? I want truthful labeling and GMO's clearly marked.

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