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Food Date Labels

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Emily Chen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Home
Emily Chen

A third of food produced globally is lost or wasted, amounting to 1.3 billion tons and costing $750 billion annually, or food that could feed 2 billion people.

Food Expiration Date System 'Is A Mess': Safety Watchdog

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 09.20.2013 | Healthy Living

"The date labeling system in the U.S. is not a system at all. It is a mess," says Dana Gunder, food and agriculture staff scientist for the Natural Re...

Food Date Labels: Consumer Safeguard, or Confusing Waste of Food and Money?

Chris Hunt | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Chris Hunt

The U.S. food date labeling system is terrible. Date labels are very poorly regulated, ill-defined and inconsistently applied. And contrary to popular belief, they don't actually indicate when food will spoil, or provide any meaningful measure of food safety.