Expiration dates and Waste

Ever been worried if a food is truly bad? When working on weight loss, we encourage a balance of whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins. However, getting foods fresh can sometimes present a challenge of using them before they go bad.

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Making sure we are following food safety but also being responsible and limiting food waste can be challenging. Take a look at this article and the links provided to help navigate the expiration date lingo.
https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/confused-date-labels-packaged-foods

A few resources the FDA points out for more information on food safety and storage are:

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