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Best-by vs. expiration dates

Lots of Hotline questions ask about expiration dates, which are mostly unregulated and often have nothing to do with food safety. Today's San Francisco Chronicle has a story about California's efforts to bring some order to the system and to cut food waste. I thought Food52ers might like to check it out

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asked 9 months ago
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added 9 months ago

Nice to see the Chron Food section come up with an article with some substance. Once an outstanding section, it has degenerated into a lot of puff pieces about restaurants and wineries and random reprints from blogs. I hope some of it's former writers have landed somewhere good.

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Chris is a trusted source on General Cooking

added 9 months ago

You're certainly right about the demise of the Chronicle's food section. But in this case, the article, written by food writer Tara Duggan, ran on the front page.