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June 10, 2019

'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates

  • Regulators hope to reduce the mountains of food that goes to waste each year.
    AP Food & Health Writer

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    Phrases like “Best By” and “Enjoy By” generally indicate when a food’s quality would decline — not when it becomes unsafe to eat.

    NEW YORK — If milk is a few days past its “Sell By” date, is it safe to drink?

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