# expiration date

It could reduce food waste and your risk of getting sick
The cereal saw its last "best by" days when Seinfeld was still on the air
Laurent Fortin has been imprisoned since March in an expired flour scandal
An investigation found that retailers commonly engage in secretive tactics to make food appear fresher than it is

Different from expiration dates, “best before” dates relate only to quality, not safety.

Most consumers do not strictly abide by sell-by and use-by dates, research shows
Engineers at Berkeley are perfecting a 3D-printed ‘smart cap’ that uses built-in sensors to tell when food is going bad
Don’t risk foodborne illness by eating these foods after their expiration date
According to a survey from Peapod, 40 percent of New Yorkers surveyed have admitted to having expired food in their fridge