Please Explain: Eco-Labels

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Your broccoli, shampoo, and air conditioner might bear labels declaring them to be organic, cruelty-free, or energy efficient, but what do those labels mean and are they true? On today’s edition of Please Explain, Dr. Urvashi Rangan, Project Director for Consumer Reports' and Consumers Union’s Senior Scientist for Policy Initiatives, and Dara O'Rourke, founder and CEO of, will take a look at what eco-labels indicate, how standards are set, and what they mean for consumers and manufacturers around the world.