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Food Expiration Labels ?X%#$

Touch the Soil News #574 When looking at a package of food it can say: Best by 1/15/2017 Best if used by 1/15/2017 Sell by 1/15/2017   Come to find out, hardly anyone knows what they mean. Amidst this confusion, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service decided to bring some clarity to the confusion regarding understanding expiration dates on food. What kind of clarification do you think the USDA – with oversight on the nation’s food safety – might provide? Get ready for this one. After the nation’s top food minds put their thinking caps on, they are recommending that manufacturers and distributors of food use this wording: BEST…

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