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Food Expiration Date Labels Trick People into Wasting Food, Money, and Natural Resources

New NRDC report dissects the problems with “best before” labels

Words such as convoluted, confusing, inconsistent, ineffective, disorienting, ambiguous and dizzying are not terms you want to hear associated with a system you believe is designed to guarantee food safety. Yet those are the adjectives that a new report – “The Dating…
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by: Dana Frasz – September 19, 2013

Food Shift

Making Food Recovery a Valued Service

Imagine going to the grocery store and buying 10 bags full of food. Now imagine throwing four of those bags in the trash. Seems crazy, right? But on a much larger scale, this is what’s happening every day in homes, businesses, and institutions throughout the United States. Forty percent of the food produced in the US is wasted every year, according to a Natural Resources Defense Council report. It’s happening at all…
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by: Dana Frasz – Spring 2013

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