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‘Fundamental lack of awareness’ over date labels

23rd October 2015

‘Fundamental lack of awareness’ over date labels

The food and drink industry must do more to educate people over a “fundamental lack of awareness” about the difference between best-before and use-by-dates in a bid to tackle food waste, according to the boss of online grocer selling best-before products Approved Foods.

A recent European Commission report, which exposed a lack of knowledge about date labels and identified resource efficiency and waste management as key elements to EU environmental policy, was a step in the right direction, Approved Foods boss Dan Cluderay claimed. More than half (60%) of the global population were unclear on the meaning of use-by, the report found. You can read the full article HERE

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