For Food Manufacturers, 'Sell By' Labels May Have Reached Their Expiration Date

"Sell by" and "expiration" labels on food products may contribute to food waste by misleading consumers to throwing away perfectly good food. Now, two food industry associations are encouraging food companies to do away with these labels.

Those “expiration” labels on packaged food may confuse consumers and dupe them into throwing good food in the trash. Two major food industry associations want to change that and are proposing reforms.

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Source: For Food Manufacturers, 'Sell By' Labels May Have Reached Their Expiration Date | News : NPR

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