Solving food date label confusion is a tricky situation

Read the full story at Food Dive.

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).

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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