Standardize food-date labeling and reduce waste, say lawmakers

Companion bills in the House and Senate aim to reduce food waste by standardizing the food-date labeling now presented in a confusing array of phrases such as “sell by,” “use by,” and “expires on.” The legislation by Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Chellie Pingree of Maine is backed by food processors, consumer groups, environmentalists… » Read More

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