The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 06/17/2023 (Weekend Edition)

Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. We fact-check the fact-checkers and let you know their bias. When appropriate, we explain the rating and/or offer our own rating if we disagree with the fact-checker. (D. Van Zandt)

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other

Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

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TRUE Claim via Social Media: Frozen vegetables are as healthy as fresh vegetables.

KGW rating: True (Frozen vegetables are as healthy as fresh vegetables.)

Frozen vegetables are just as healthy as fresh veggies |

Claim via Social Media: Pop-Tarts and other foods “have antifreeze in them.”

PolitiFact rating: False (Ask yourself why there would be anti-freeze in Pop-Tarts. Does this make sense?)

No, there isn’t antifreeze in your Pop-Tarts, ice cream or cake mix

Claim via Social media: Chemtrails are intended to ‘protect us from climate change’

USA Today rating: False (Chemtrails are not real and are not related to climate change.)

Fact check: ‘Chemtrails’ aren’t real, aren’t related to climate change

FALSE (International: United Kingdom): The UK government will pay compensation to those with declining health since the COVID-19 vaccine if they weren’t made fully aware of the risks.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (The UK government leaflet supposedly promoting the ‘scheme’ is fake.)

COVID jab compensation leaflet is pure imagination

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