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Myths About Expiration Dates You Should Stop Believing

Expiration dates on food packaging are a source of comfort and exasperation for consumers, manufacturers, and waste-reduction activists alike. The dates, which usually include a phrase such as "best by," are often interpreted as being absolute when they're not. While the dates can be helpful to point out when food might start going bad, they aren't always accurate, mean different things, and have led to massive food waste.

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    Myths About Expiration Dates You Should Stop Believing

    Myths About Expiration Dates You Should Stop Believing

    Expiration dates on food packaging are a source of comfort and exasperation for consumers, manufacturers, and waste-reduction activists alike. The …

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