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On your last visit to the grocery store, you may have noticed the multitude of products proclaiming “no trans fats,” or “gluten-free,” or “high fiber.” These voluntary claims are one way companies compete for customers. But what influences food companies’ use of these claims, and are they successful in boosting sales? Read more »