CNA Explains: Should you throw away food that is past the 'best before' date?
18 hours ago
SINGAPORE: If you are confused about the multitude of date marks on food packaging and what they mean, you are not alone.
Believing that these "expiry" dates are the be-all and end-all, consumers often bin edible food that has gone past the dates.
At the same time, a movement to reduce such food waste is emerging in the form of food rescuers and social enterprises that redistribute food to people willing to look past these dates.
In December last year, CNA trailed one family that collected and gave away packaged food such as popcorn, coffee powder, pudding and oat milk – all past best-before dates.
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