Solving food date label confusion is a tricky situation

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Dive Brief:

  • About 60% of Americans have discussed the meanings of date labels on foods in their household, according to a poll conducted by the Grocery Manufacturers Association,.
  • When determining whether or not to throw away a food product, 40% of those surveyed said they have had disagreements in their households.
  • Wanting to prevent food waste is a nonpartisan issue. Respondents who identified themselves as Democrats and Republicans stated that they are the ones in the household who are interested in keeping food longer (56% and 59%, respectively).

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