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Do ‘Best By’ Dates Really Matter?

Would you be open to eating food that has aged past the dubious "sell by/use by" date? Former president of Trader Joe's, Doug Rauch, certainly hopes so. He is in the works of opening a new restaurant-…

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Do Expiration Dates Matter? (video)

If your milk's expiration date passed a couple weeks ago, you know to toss it out. But did you know that skincare products need to be thrown in the trash as well? Learn about why you can't keep tubes …

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Dated and Wasted: The Expiration of Expiration Dates

The United States is a land of waste, particularly food waste. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Loss Project, Americans are inclined to discard more than 25% (approximately 25.9 …

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Does This Smell Weird To You? The End of Expiration Dates

With the natural delegation of domestic responsibilities, some people are bestowed the jobs that require such skills as brute force, persuasive ingenuity, and unyielding diplomacy (as in dealing w…

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i'll make an effort to try to work more from the other end of the chart. most surprising is how poor…

Thank you for the article.

Yeah, of course I'm screwed. All the stuff I like best has the lower numbers. :/

Yeah and how did they test this - on animals? Oh, so that'll be really reliable then.