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#best before

# best-before - Monday 13 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 essential facts about best before dates on food Still Good

7 essential facts about best before dates on food

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? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use food after the expiry date?

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? Best Before This post contains a poll

Would you shop in a store for expired food?

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

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

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