The Food Date Labeling Act is proposed federal legislation that would eliminate confusion over inconsistent labeling that is said to contribute to an estimated 40 percent of food going uneaten in this country. It would establish national standards for informing consumers when food is at its peak freshness and when it may be unsafe to eat.
The Food Date Labeling Act is proposed federal legislation that would eliminate confusion over inconsistent labeling that is said to contribute to an estimated 40 percent of food going uneaten in this country. It would establish national standards for informing consumers when food is at its peak freshness and when it may be unsafe to eat. Dinesh Ramde Associated Press file
The Food Date Labeling Act is proposed federal legislation that would eliminate confusion over inconsistent labeling that is said to contribute to an estimated 40 percent of food going uneaten in this country. It would establish national standards for informing consumers when food is at its peak freshness and when it may be unsafe to eat. Dinesh Ramde Associated Press file

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