EWG Overall Score Breakdown
The product score is based on weighted scores for nutrition, ingredient and processing concerns. Generally, nutrition counts most, ingredient concerns next and degree of processing least. The weighted scores are added together to determine the final score. Read more about scores here.
EWG scored on three factors: nutrition, ingredient concerns, and the degree of processing. Read the full scoring methodology.
Considers calories, saturated fat, trans fat, sugar, sodium, protein, fiber and fruit, vegetable and nut content to differentiate between healthful and less healthful foods. For more information on nutrition concerns, read our full methodology.
Contains ingredients that may contribute small amounts of unhealthy artificial trans fats: Sunflower Oil, Canola Oil (Expeller Pressed), and Soy Bean Oil [read more]
Contains 21% of the Institute of Medicine's daily sodium (salt) recommendations based on adequate intake [read more]
Per gram, high in protein [read more]
This product contains added sugar ingredients: Sugars, Dextrose, and Glycerin or Glycerol [read more]
Considers food additives, pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and contaminants like mercury and BPA, which can affect human health and the environment. For more information on ingredient concerns, read methodology.
This product is not certified organic [read more]
Contains 1 of EWG's top food additives of concern: Sodium Nitrate
Producer claims no misuse of antibiotics for meat, egg, or dairy ingredients in this product [read more]
Growth promoters not used in production of this meat [read more]
Contains 1 ingredient(s) associated with cancer: Sodium Nitrate
This product has 14 ingredients with concerns:
Estimates how much the food has been processed. Considers many factors, chief among them, modification of individual ingredients from whole foods and number of artificial ingredients. For more information on processing concerns, read our full methodology.
Product has been classified as having high processing concerns
Products with moderate and high processing concerns generally have more artificial ingredients, more ingredients that have been significantly modified from whole foods, and more ingredients overall.
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