Food Waste Is a Major Problem. Confusing Date Labels Are Making It Worse.

By: - March 28, 2019 12:00 am

A shopper looks at food labels in Texas. Standards for food date labels vary by state and are confusing to many consumers. LM Otero/The Associated Press

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Elaine S. Povich
Elaine S. Povich

Elaine S. Povich covers consumer affairs for Stateline. Povich has reported for Newsday, the Chicago Tribune and United Press International.