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

EU Study on Food Waste and Date Marking published

The EU Commission is publishing a study which estimates that up to 10% of the 88 million tons of food waste generated annually in the EU are linked to date marking. The study was commissioned with a view to map how date marking is used in the market by food business operators and control authorities. The … Continue reading EU Study on Food Waste and Date Marking published