SAVVY SHOPPER QUIZ
Avoiding Gluten and Food Allergens 1. TRUE OR FALSE: “Gluten- free” on a label means the product is completely free
of the problematic protein gluten. 2. TRUE OR FALSE: Food manufacturers are required to identify on food labels when any of the top eight food allergens are included in a product, and also when food allergens might be present in the manufacturing facility. 3. TRUE OR FALSE: The top eight food allergens that are required to be identified on
food labels are wheat, soy, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, and eggs. Choosing Natural and Organic Foods 4. TRUE OR FALSE: Buying foods that are labeled “Natural” is a good way to avoid
foods that contain laboratory- created genetically modified organisms ( GMOs). 5. TRUE OR FALSE: Food labeled “USDA Organic” is produced without using GMOs, ionizing radiation, most conventional pesticides, and fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge. Understanding Free- Range and Grass- Fed 6. TRUE OR FALSE: Chicken and eggs labeled “free range” come from chickens that
freely forage around a farmyard. 7. TRUE OR FALSE: “Grass- fed” beef means beef from cattle raised entirely on grass.