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Nutella and Kashi in the Hot Seat for “Health Washing”

Annabel Adams

Communications Director at HUMAN Healthy Vending
Annabel Adams is a Los Angeles-based writer and the blogger behind Feed Me, I'm Cranky where she tackles food and obesity politics. To fuel her barefoot running and powerlifting, Annabel loves to snack on anything vegan she can get her hands on. Annabel has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Fitness, Health, and Redbook magazines.

If you’re unfamiliar with the term “health washing,” you’ll likely start to notice it pop up more and more, especially given two companies currently in the news –Nutella and Kashi – for their perceived participation in said term. “Health washing” is used to describe food companies that tout the purported health benefits of their product(s) in a disingenuous way. So, by either conveniently leaving

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