Ben & Jerry's Gives Up 'All Natural' Claims
Published at 8:47 AM PDT on Sep 28, 2010 | Updated at 9:27 AM PDT on Sep 28, 2010
As fattening as Ben & Jerry's ice cream is, the company's all-natural claims, abbreviated list of ingredients, and hippie-dippy Burlington headquarters, all make the product seem healthier. Not so.
Certain flavors like Cherry Garcia contain "cocoa processed with alkali, which cuts acidity, and nutrition-boosting flavanols."
Others, such as the Creme Brulee includes "maltodextrin, a sweetener produced from cornstarch, and corn syrup," writes the Washington Post.