Milk, cheese, and yogurt are nutrient-rich foods abundant in calcium, potassium, vitamins, and protein essential for human growth and development. All these questions, and more, are answered here in the Dairy section of Eat By Date.We need to stress that the program will be voluntary so there may not be 100% compliance by that date. People throw out a lot of good food because they simply don't understand those dates," says Mary Wenberg, a registered dietitian and food safety specialist.
There is a very promising update on the chaos that is our current labeling system.
She fields questions from the public about what expiration dates mean almost daily" As food prices continue to soar and conservation is today's "cause celeb" we think it's important to learn more about the dates on printed on food products.
You need to educate yourself so you don't throw away perfectly good foods while keeping you and your family healthy and safe. throws out more edible food than any country in the world.
Some dates have become marketing devices for product manufactures.
A good example of this are dates that are appearing on soft drinks.
Explore all of the dairy products listed below to find out their "eat by" or expiration date, the best way to store each item and how to tell if the product is going bad or has actually gone bad.