Date Labels Are Confusing
The National Zero Waste Council’s Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada recommends an overhaul of food labelling laws to alleviate confusion over date labels.
Understanding what different date labels mean can help you use more of the food you buy.
The most common terms are “best before” dates, “packaged on” dates, and expiration dates.
Visit the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s website for the low down on date labelling in Canada.