Health Valley

CompanyHain Celestial Group
Company TypePublic Corporation
Rating
Organic StatusCaution: only 11 of 16 products are certified organic
Websitewww.healthvalley.com
Total Score271

The Health Valley© brand is owned by the public corporation The Hain Celestial Group. Health Valley products are sometimes organic and sometimes conventional, labeled “natural.” Consumers should avoid “natural” products and choose products labeled “organic.”

The Hain Celestial Group markets many conventional products as “natural,” defining “natural” as the absence of artificial ingredients. However, their “natural” products contain ingredients produced on conventional farms which are not prohibited by law from using toxic pesticides.

CriteriaPoints
TOTAL (possible score is 700)271
Percentage of the brand’s product line that is certified organic.
Organic Status of Cereal/Granola by Brand
73
Percentage of the parent company’s products that are certified organic.
Organic Commitment by Corporate Owner
25
Brand’s commitment to ensuring all cereals are non-GMO.
GMO Policy (By Brand, in Cereal/Granola)
50
Parent company’s commitment to ensuring all of its products are non-GMO.
GMO Policy by Corporate Owner
25
Brand’s commitment to ensuring that hexane is not present in its cereal and granola products.
Hexane (in cereal/granola products)
0
Brand’s commitment to ensuring that harmful synthetic agrichemicals where not used in the production of their cereal and granola products.
Agrichemical Use (by Brand, in Cereal/Granola Products)
73
Parent company’s commitment to ensuring that harmful synthetic agrichemicals where not used in the production of any of their products.
Agrichemical Use (by Corporate Owner)
25