Best before dates and food waste

What role do "best before" dates have in the food waste discussion?Do you think they shall be abolished, clarified, or changed? If changed/clarified, how? What we do know now for sure is that around 1/3 of the food is waste, in large parte at home. And poor understanding of "best before" dates by consumers is playing a … Continue reading Best before dates and food waste


Food recalls in EU – Week 3/2015

This week on the EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we can find the following notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: - Foreign bodies: glass fragments in dip-sauce from Germany, following consumer complaint. Notified by Germany, distributed also in Austria, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovenia and Spain; - Foreign bodies: plastic fragments in frozen dino-shaped … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 3/2015