Is There an Expiration Date on Your Food and If So, What Does it Mean?

“Sell-By” dates. “Use-By” dates. “Best if Used Before.” “Open Dating.” “Closed Dating.” What do they all mean? What do they tell consumers? How do you decipher those cryptic codes that are a series of letters or numbers or both on some food items on the shelf? Is dating even required by law? To answer the […]

Some Food Terms on the Box Can Be Downright Confusing

Some Food Terms on the Box Can Be Downright Confusing When we pick up a box of food, the terms listed on the box can be confusing. There’s a balance we need to consider when we buy food off the grocery shelf – or anywhere else: the desire for food manufacturers want to sell us […]