Sign up for weekly newsletters and get the best of The Atlanta Voice in your inbox.

Posted inMore Headlines, News

Keep it or toss it? ‘Best Before’ labels cause confusion

As awareness grows around the world about the problem of food waste, one culprit in particular is drawing scrutiny: “best before” labels. Manufacturers have used the labels for decades to estimate peak freshness. Unlike “use by” labels, which are found on perishable foods like meat and dairy, “best before” labels have nothing to do with safety […]