At Snackworthy®, we want our customers to be SIMPLY FREE from unworthy ingredients. That is why we have compiled a list of 100+ ingredients that we have deemed to be unworthy for use in our products. Because we care for our customers, we pledge that you won’t find any of these unworthy ingredients in our products. Based on new findings, this list may change, but our commitment to always deliver high quality products won't.
acesulfame-K (acesulfame potassium)
acetylated ester of mono- and diglycerides
artificial colors (synthetic and FD&C Certified)
autolyzed yeast extractB
bentonite (acceptable in supplements)
benzoates in food
BHA (butylated hydroxanisole)
BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)
brominated vegetable oil (BVO)C
calcium disodium EDTA
cystine (I-cysteine), as an additive for bread productsD
DATEM (diacetyl tartaric and fatty acid esters of mono- and diglycerides)
diglycerides (acceptable in supplements)
dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate (DSS)
disodium calcium EDTA
disodium dihydrogen EDTA
disodium guanylate (GMP)
EDTA-ethylenedia mine-tetra acetic acid - chelating preservative
ethanol, ethyl alcohol
FD&C colors (food dye & color)
GMP (disodium guanylate)
glycerol ester of wood rosinH
hyxa-, hepta-, and octa-esters of sucrose
high fructose corn syrup
hydrogenated/partially hydrogenated fats & oils
hydroxpropyl guar gum
IMP (disodium inosinate)
lactylated esters of mono- and diglycerides
lead soldered cansM
microparticularized whey protein derived fat substitute
modified food starch (accetpable if not chemically modified)
monosodium glutamate (MSG)N
partially hydrogenated oil
potassium nitrate or nitrite
potassium sorbate (accetable in supplements only)
propionates (calcium and sodium)
sodium aluminum phosphate
sodium aluminum sulfate
sodium sterol lactylate
sucrose polyester (Olestra, Olean)
sulfites (sulfur dioxide)T
TBHQ (tertiary butylhydroquinone)
trans fatty acidsV
These simple and easy to follow nutritional icons were developed to help you make the right choices and uses the latest* FDA food labeling guidelines and industry standards.
Criteria are amended based upon scientific advancements, regulatory changes, industry-adopted guidelines or the findings of our own nutritional experts.
Certified by a Government-approved agency that the product meets USDA organic standards. Organic food is produced without the use of most conventional pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation.
Lehi Valley is certified by the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA). Visit the USDA’s website for more information and resources for the National Organic Program: http://www.ams.usda.gov/about-ams/programs-offices/national-organic-program.
We do not use ingredients that were produced using biotechnology.
We use FDA guidelines of <20ppm of gluten.
All grain ingredients are Whole Grain. The FDA defines whole grains as “cereal grains that consist of the intact, ground, cracked, or flaked kernel, which includes the bran, the germ, and the inner most part of the kernel (the endosperm).” http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm151902.htm
≤ 480 mg of sodium per labeled serving or RACC*. Sodium content based upon the FDA's sodium specifications for using "Healthy" in labeled packaging.
< 0.5 g trans fatty acids per labeled serving or RACC*
This icon denotes a heat sensitive item that requires ice packing up-charges, due to shipping in temperatures over 85˚, between the months of April and October*. As the name suggests, ice packs, in combination with an insulated corrugated box, are used to keep products from melting.
*RACC - Reference Amount Customarily Consumed
• % of daily value based upon a 2,000-calorie diet.
• We rely on information supplied to us by government agencies, manufacturers and third party sources.
• If you have detailed health and/or nutritional concerns, questions or needs, please consult your health care professional.