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# best-before - Monday 13 July, 2015

7 essential facts about best before dates on food
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7 essential facts about best before dates on food

Jul 13th 2015, 6:12 PM 11,988 Views 2 Comments

We’re all obsessed with checking them, but how accurate are they?

# best-before - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Poll: Do you use food after the expiry date?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you use food after the expiry date?

May 24th 2014, 10:44 AM 12,380 Views 50 Comments

A lot of supermarket bosses say they regularly ignore food expiry dates. Do you?

# best-before - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Would you shop in a store for expired food?
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Would you shop in a store for expired food?

Oct 5th 2013, 8:30 PM 23,137 Views 69 Comments

A pilot project in the States wants to convert fruit and veg just past their ‘best before’ date into healthy and cheap takeaways. Would that work here?

# best-before - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Want to cut food waste? Check the dates, says safefood
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# Food Waste

Want to cut food waste? Check the dates, says safefood

Nov 18th 2012, 11:56 AM 7,379 Views 13 Comments

New research by safefood shows that almost a third of consumers believe ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ dates on food labels mean the same thing.

# best-before - Friday 18 November, 2011

Almost half of people ignore use-by dates
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Almost half of people ignore use-by dates

Nov 18th 2011, 10:51 AM 2,078 Views 15 Comments

A third of people said that they ignore use-by dates as long as the food looks and smells ‘okay’.