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Food labels and the lies they tell us about grocery store ‘best before’ expiration dates – Vox

Researchers have found that “expiration” dates — which rarely correspond to food actually expiring or spoiling — are mostly well-intentioned, but haphazard and confusing. Put another way, they’re not expiration dates at all. And the broader public’s misunderstanding about them is a major contributor to wasted food, wasted revenue, wasted household income, and food insecurity.

Source: Food labels and the lies they tell us about grocery store ‘best before’ expiration dates – Vox

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