Shelf Life

What does this date mean? Shopper confusion over dates on food labels is a leading cause of unnecessary food waste, says Sealed Air

Why do we waste so much food, and what can we do about it?

By Elaine Watson

Americans don’t eat a third of the food they produce. But while this shocking statistic might alarm consumers, many still don’t see themselves as part of the problem, and mistakenly believe that food waste is less damaging to the environment than other...

Intelligent shelf life indicator could slash food waste

Intelligent shelf life indicator could slash food waste

By Rory Harrington

A new intelligent technology that gives a running countdown of a product’s shelf life by analysing time and temperature data could replace traditional ‘use by’ dates on food labels, said the Norwegian company spearheading the development.

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