Photos: The tech that's demystifying food labels


This is an app developed by the Environmental Working Group that is a database to score your food more realistically. It has about 80,000 products, 5,000 ingredients, and about 1,500 brands in the database, and it scores them based on nutrition, ingredient information, and processing.

Image: EWG

By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.