Greenwashing For Dinner: 8 Faux Green Foods To Avoid (PHOTOS)

09/23/2010 09:44 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Alden Wicker Freelance journalist and blogger on the sustainable lifestyle in New York City.

We heartily applaud any effort to green your diet. But beware: looks can be misleading.

While organic is much better for the environment since it excludes pesticides and many types of preservatives and fillers, not all organic food is created equal. Likewise, some things that may be healthy for you are not healthy for the environment.

Here are eight types of foods marketing themselves as eco-friendly that you should reconsider.

Faux Green Foods

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