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FOOD WASTE

A lot of people misunderstand the dates on food packages. Those dates are actually a manufacturer’s best guess as to when a product is at its freshest. Often products can be eaten days, weeks and months after those dates, depending on the product. More at the NPR Food blog.

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FOOD WASTE

USDA and EPA officials on Wednesday announced a progressive goal to limit food waste in the U.S., pledging to pare it down by 50% before 2030. According to USDA, food loss and waste is single largest component of disposed U.S. municipal solid waste, and accounts for a significant portion of U.S. methane emissions.

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