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We’re Wasting Food & Money By Misreading These Labels

"Sell By," "Best By," "Use By." If food labels are confusing you, you're not alone. That confusion is causing us to dump tons of perfectly edible food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic R…

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What You Don’t Know About Cosmetics’ Expiration Dates

All cosmetics and skin care products have an expiration date, which means that many old containers hang around bathroom cupboards far longer than they should. While slathering oneself with expired moi…

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How to Know if Your Beauty Products Are Expired

By DivineCaroline Like some romantic relationships, no matter how much you adore your beloved favorite beauty products in the beginning, if you don't keep a close eye on things, they can get muck…

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How Long Do Beauty Products Last?

  All things must come to an end, including the contents of your makeup bag, your medicine cabinet, and shower caddy. Unlike food and medicine, though, beauty products don't have an expiration…

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How Long Should I Keep Spices Around?

By Matt Hickman, MNN.com Q: Iím gearing up for my first big spring cleaning session with my sights set on an area Iíve been avoiding: the spice cabinet. My teenage son has started to call me …

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You do realize that in addition to calcium, you must also look at absorption rates, and you will als…

interesting article, thank you

It's so hard to avoid. 😡

Thank you for the article and some comments.

We have kids here that its helped,one only 2 years old,the parents have to go to court,its a shame w…