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Poll: Do you pay attention to use-by dates on food?

The Food Safety Authority has warned that consumers aren’t paying enough attention to use-by dates. Do they matter to you?

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THE FOOD SAFETY Authority of Ireland has expressed fears over the number of people who ignore use-by dates on food – saying it is “alarming” that the date stamps are not given more attention.

A new survey showed that almost half of consumers believe it is OK to eat foods that have passed their use-by dates.

However, the FSAI warned that even if products look, smell and taste fine, they may be contaminated with harmful bacteria.

So today we’re asking: Do you pay attention to use-by dates on food?


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