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COVID-19 conspiracies; Sugar shock

Watch our full investigation anytime on CBC Gem.

Watch our full investigation anytime on CBC Gem.

Covid-19 Conspiracies | Sugar Shock

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3 months ago
22:30
Inside one of the world's most dangerous Covid-19 conspiracy movements; Canada's food labels fail to disclose added sugar content which makes some packaged foods appear healthier than they are. 22:30

COVID-19 conspiracy theorists are preying on your fears — and people are making a lot of money doing it.

We go inside the movement to find the tactics they use to spread misinformation online, and we test whether social media companies are doing enough to stop it.

Plus: Do you know how much added sugar is in your food?

Food companies in the U.S. are required to include how much sugar is added to a product on its nutrition label.

But that's not the case in Canada. That's why we're breaking down which packaged foods have added sugar hidden inside.

Watch our full investigation anytime on CBC Gem.

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