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Trash Panda Food Scanner

Scan grocery ingredient labels

Scan any food barcode to see the list of potentially harmful, questionable or added sugar ingredients. Trash Panda Food Scanner for iPhone is a health app specially designed to be fully-featured fitness app.

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"This is the best shopping companion. This app has helped educate me and makes picking items at the grocery store so much easier! 10/10 would recommend." - App Store Review

Trash Panda is a free food scanner app that makes understanding ingredient labels easy. Find your good while grocery shopping just by scanning a barcode to see if foods have potentially harmful ingredients. Are you shopping gluten-free, dairy-free, low sugar, organic, plant-based, vegan or vegetarian? Keto or following Whole30? Let Trash Panda decode ingredient labels for you.


Trash Panda helps you identify potentially sketchy ingredients so you can find good stuff for you and your fam. Scan as many products as you like for free, or upgrade to our Membership for additional features.

It’s super easy, just:

- Scan any food barcode to see the list of potentially harmful, questionable or added sugar ingredients.

- Tap on each ingredient to understand its health impact, backed by scientific studies.

- No barcode? No problem. Just snap a pic of the ingredients list and Trash Panda can gather insights, instantly.

- Search by product to see top-rated products based on keywords.

- Find clean-ingredient alternatives from high-quality brands and get exclusive discounts.

- Create custom shopping lists for you and your fam.

Trash Panda is 100% free to use for scanning all products and checking ingredient labels. If you're interested in supporting Trash Panda's mission to increase access to healthy food, we offer a yearly subscription called Trash Panda Membership.

Upgrade to a Membership to get additional premium features:

- Flag additional ingredients for dietary restrictions like gluten and dairy.

- Access unlimited #trashpandaapproved shopping lists to find healthier grocery options.


Currently, we flag over 200 ingredients in our database as potentially harmful or questionable. All of these flagged ingredients are backed by scientific studies and include all names for added sugar, natural flavors, artificial flavors, food dyes, chemical additives, inflammatory oils, gums and more. By identifying these additives in your food, you can truly make an educated choice based on your needs—giving you confidence and transparency in your grocery shopping experience. Our product and ingredients library is continuously updated with the latest research and information.

Find your good and join our Trash Panda community today. Happy scanning!

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Download Trash Panda Food Scanner free for iPhone and iPad

In order to download IPA files follow these steps.

Step 1: Download the Apple Configurator 2 app to your Mac.

Note that you will need to have macOS 10.15.6 installed.

Step 2: Log in to Your Apple Account.

Now you have to connect Your iPhone to your Mac via USB cable and select the destination folder.

Step 3: Download the Trash Panda Food Scanner IPA File.

Now you can access the desired IPA file in the destination folder.

Download from the App Store