Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.
They say you can taste the love that goes into each homecooked meal. Not so, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which just sent a letter to a granola manufacturer demanding the company remove the word “love” from its ingredients list.
The Nashoba Brook Bakery has been in the baking business for nearly 20 years. Last week, CEO John D. Gates received a letter from the FDA following an inspection of the company’s manufacturing facility in Concord, Massachusetts. Along with a lengthy list of observations and recommendations, the agency offered its take on Nashoba’s inclusion of “love” as an ingredient in its granola.…