NJ bakery shut down by FDA for mislabeling sugar, fat content

NJ bakery shut down by FDA for mislabeling sugar, fat content

A Clifton, N.J. bakery has agreed to close after the Food and Drug Administration cited them for violating the law by claiming their products had less sugar and fat than they actually did.

Laboratory analysis showed that foods labeled as “sugar free” from The Butterfly Bakery actually had sugar and up to twice as much as the total fat than what was said on the label.

Butterfly Bakery and its president Brenda Isaac are banned from processing and distributing food until they comply with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and applicable regulations, according to a news release.

On the Butterfly Bakery’s website, Issac claims, “The Butterfly Bakery is here to make sure you can still live deliciously. We have been in the kitchen cooking up some new dietary restrictive treats that we can’t wait to share. But let’s take the word restrictive and replace it with indulgent… that’s better. You deserve to indulge even if you are watching your sugar, staying away from gluten, counting calories or just making a lifestyle choice to eat healthier.”

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