Science: Faulty ‘best by’ dates drive up food waste

When it comes to judging if the food in your refrigerator is still safe to eat, many turn to the “best by,” or “use by” date stamps usually found on food packaging. Some experts are saying, however, these labels fail to communicate meaningful information and may be contributing to the huge environmental problem of food […]

Can I eat that? New app warns you before food expires

Do you find yourself throwing away uneaten groceries you forgot were hanging out in the back of your refrigerator? Or wondering if you can still eat that bacon that you accidently left on your counter overnight? Well, a new app from the USDA will now remind you when groceries are about to expire and will […]

What you need to know this week

[ SPANISH ] Every Monday morning, we bring to you the latest news in the food and animal safety industries, scouring the internet for your must-know topics of the week. What’s in the news lately? Read on to find out:

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