Decoding Food Expiration Dates

Source: Mayo Clinic News Network

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there is no uniform or universally accepted system used for food dating across America. There are some common freshness codes stamped on items in stores, but the information can be confusing. 

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, dietitian Angie Murad decodes the dates and explains that most don’t have anything to do with expiration. Jeff Olsen reports. 

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3 thoughts on “Decoding Food Expiration Dates

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  2. This is awesome! Thanks for this post, I always feel unsure about when i should throw out food that has the ‘Best used by’ date on them. Awesome!

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