You open up your cupboard, or take a peek in your camping cooking supplies, and you find a bunch of old ketchup packets. Are they still good to eat? How long do they last? Let’s find out.
Should we get rid of expiration dates? A new proposal set to go before the agricultural ministers of the EU next week says this would reduce food waste. Reuters got a look at the proposal, which points out that almost half of the food on grocery shelves is tossed out, unused.
I'm one of those people who never takes anything anyone says at face value but absolutely swears by expiration dates. Ew the milk expired today?! Eat my cereal dry. The bread smells fine but it says it's not BEST BY today anymore. Go get a sandwich at the deli. My blind adherence to those labels is idiotic but I know…