On in the present day’s Large Story podcast, you in all probability threw one thing out when the date on the bundle handed, even when it actually did not appear like it went fallacious. Higher protected than sorry, or because the marketing campaign used to inform us, “When unsure, throw it away.” However best-before dates should not the identical as use-by dates, and this misunderstanding is behind the tens of millions of kilograms of meals which can be wasted every year.
The place did the most effective ones come from earlier than the dates and what was their preliminary intention? Why does the whole lot have an expiration date prior to now, even issues like sweet or chips … or water? How can we reverse many years of conditioning and educate folks to make use of widespread sense and common sense, somewhat than an arbitrary date, to find out when to throw out in any other case edible meals?
GUEST: Lori Nikkel, CEO of Second Harvest
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