Bread eggs dairy and other perishables would have more consistent quotusebyquot labeling under the bill

Bread, eggs, dairy and other perishables would have more consistent "use-by" labeling under the bill.

Bill designed to simplify food use-by dates

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A new billl introduced in the U.S. Senate and House last week aims to help eliminate a key cause of food waste by making expiration date labeling on food.

Forty percent of food in the country goes uneaten, and consumers are responsible for more of that waste than grocery stores, restaurants or any other part of the supply chain. Confusing date labels are a major contributor to consumer waste, often misinterpreted as an indicator that food could make them sick and must be tossed

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