This article is best before 5/21/16
Quick quiz:After reading the above date label, do you:
a) Check out the first few sentences to see if it’s any good
b) Read without hesitation because you don’t trust date labels
c) Click away very, very quickly
If you answered a), you’re hopefully now learning that, of course it is! If b), good for you. If you chose c), then you’re in the majority, as a recent national survey found that 84 percent of Americans throw away food based on the date stamped on packages.
That May 2016 study documents a striking amount of confusion over the meaning of the myriad date label terms. Phrases like ...