9 Foods That Are Not At All What They Seem To Be

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We rely on a lot of visual clues to know what exactly we're buying and eating on a daily basis: packaging, pictures, and text that tell us we're about to purchase crab, or bacon, or truffle oil. But tricky marketing, small print, and especially labels and phrases that are unregulated in the U.S. (i.e., "craft," "extra-virgin") can lead you to think you're getting one thing when you're really getting another.
Ahead, nine foods you might be consuming on a daily basis that aren't what they seem. Truffle oil fans, you may want to prepare yourself.

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