Tag: Food expiration dates

Food expiration dates are meaningless nonsense and may be contributing to food waste.

Food expiration dates are meaningless nonsense and may be contributing to food waste. We all know about food expiration dates and many of us dutifully will dispose of food past the date on the package. While fresh food certainly does go bad after a short period of time, other foods can last months or years. After my cousin from Israel visited a few years ago, the ritual of throwing out old stuff in the refrigerator was practiced by my son, daughter, and wife. Yet, milk a few days past expirations probably still tastes fine and is not curdled.   Other things Read More »