Thank you for responding.
I’m referring to one label, not labels.
I am fine with “products”. It’s a wonderful, descriptive, appropriate word for a box of washing powder, a car, a bicycle, a piano or even an app that has been “produced.”
It matters not what the (conscious or unconscious) intention is; the end result is the same:
Commoditization of my lifeblood.
Here are some alternatives to the c-word:
We already have romanticization of labels: calling an old-fashioned soda drink “classic”, for example.