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Addressing Food Waste Through Date Labeling
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The consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail industries recognize consumers are confused about date labels, which is contributing to food waste, and are working to clear up this confusion while also ensuring the solutions work for both consumers and businesses.
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Al Capone’s Brother May Have Invented Date Labels For Milk
This legend says a lot about America’s food labeling system.
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Another Thing Millennials Say They Understand But Totally Don’t
It could be causing a lot of unnecessary waste.
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How You Can Help America Waste Less Food
A new petition is calling on supermarkets to simplify the expiration dates on their products.
The Food Dates Labeling Act of 2016 | HuffPost Rise
On May 19th, 2016, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree introduced The Food Dates Labeling Act of 2016 to Congress to help combat food waste.
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You’re Probably Throwing Away ‘Expired’ Food That’s Totally Fine To Eat
Expiration dates on food are basically useless.
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Here's How Congress Plans To Save Food From The Trash
Lawmakers are working to change the culture of waste in the U.S.
This Walmart Worker Threw Away Food On The Job, Then Went Home Hungry
His story is all too common in America.
How to Save the Planet, Reduce Hunger, and Generate $100 Billion by Reducing Food Waste
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Securing this investment, of course, is not an insignificant challenge. But given the costs of food waste and the now-quantified
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