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    French Supermarket Limits Food Waste by Selling Ugly Produce

    French Supermarket Limits Food Waste by Selling Ugly Produce

    Customers rarely see imperfect fruit and vegetables—the bent cucumber, the two-legged carrot, even the heart-shaped potato—because they are tossed away long before they reach supermarket shelves. But this year, French supermarket chain Intermarché decided to feature these so-called ugly fruits and vegetables in their stores (in an effort to reduce food waste). Photo courtesy of […]

    Are Food Expiration Date Labels Making You a Wasteful Person?

    Are Food Expiration Date Labels Making You a Wasteful Person?

    By Dana Frasz Words such as convoluted, confusing, inconsistent, ineffective, disorienting, ambiguous and dizzying are not terms you want to hear associated with a system you believe is designed to guarantee food safety. Yet those are the adjectives that a recent report uses to describe the current date labeling regime in the U.S. Published by the Natural […]