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

Romania takes too small steps in the implementation of the deposit return system for beverage packaging

Today we have a contribution from our fellow food lawyer Toma Barbarasa, from Bucharest, now principal at his own firm, about the upcoming deposit return scheme in Romania. The article is a confirmation of the increasing regulatory complexity and fragmentation, deriving from the implementation of schemes for the recycling and recovery of packaging across the … Continue reading Romania takes too small steps in the implementation of the deposit return system for beverage packaging