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Heinz, the manufacturer of Little Kids Shredz, a “winner” in our 2016 Bad Taste awards, was this year fined A$2.25 million in Australia for making misleading health claims. Product packaging promoted these snacks as “99% fruit and veg”, claiming they’d encourage your kids to “discover the delicious taste of nutritious food”. But the snacks were more than 60% sugar (an apple is about 10% sugar).
So, whether it’s an unhealthy snack bar bragging about being “natural” or a “low fat” treat that’s oozing sugar, we want to hear which products you think deserve to be named and shamed.
Get your nominations to us by 26 October 2018 using the form below, or send a video nomination to email@example.com.
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