Tuesday, 27 September 2011 08:22

Confusing food labeling increases food waste

27.09.2011 - According to Wrap, 5.3m tonnes of still edible food is thrown away each year, costing the average family £680/year or more than £50/month. Research shows confusing food labeling is a significant factor of this trend.

Therefore packaging should only carry ‘used by’ or ‘best before’ dates, while ‘sell by’ and ‘display until’ labels currently used by supermarkets will be removed to stop consumers from throwing away good food.

‘Used by’ should only be used if food could be unsafe to eat after that date, while ‘best before’ ...

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Tuesday, 14 June 2011 07:22


Eurest Services, with 25 restaurants all over Sweden won first prize att European Week of Waste Reduction in 2009 for their work to reduce the amount of food thrown away.

Published in Good Practices
Tuesday, 24 May 2011 11:26

The food we waste

24/05/2011 - The results of a FAO study entitled “Global Food Losses and Food Waste”, commissioned for an international congress held in Düsseldorf on 16-17 May 2011, show that consumers in rich countries ...

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