# expiration dates
$160 billion of food is wasted each year in the U.S. alone
Because of the current labeling system, consumers end up throwing out food that may be perfectly okay to eat
The USDA is streamlining the ‘best by,’ ‘sell by,’ and ‘use by’ labels to eliminate confusion and reduce food waste
Congress is in talks to make expiration dates less confusing, and create federalized labels to diminish food waste
Eggs, typically, are fresh well past their expiration date
The key to an organized kitchen is a well-stocked and organized fridge.
From meat to produce to dairy products, you can add months of shelf life to fresh foods by properly storing them in the freezer
We seriously wouldn’t recommend trying this with meat or dairy.