Mandatory date labelling on all food products sold in Canada could be simplified, and date-marking options could be limited to two: expiration dates and 'best before' labels.
Understanding how food deteriorates and the potential risks associated to different foods can help us make safe decisions in terms of what can be eaten, or what can be diverted, and how, write Simon Somogyi and Maria Corradini of the University of Guelph. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Almost 60 per cent of all food produced in Canada is wasted every year.
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