Food dating system

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So in this example no stars can be earned for the vegetable group.

The fruit choice is applesauce which earns a blue star with a value of 3. The pizza crust is made from white flour for a value of 2 points (red star) in the grain category.

Above right is a copy of the NSLAI “Shoot for 20 Stars” Placemat with the total number of stars (points) available if the child eats/drinks everything on the tray: Ketchup was considered a vegetable according to the school lunch guidelines.

However, utilizing the star-associated food rating system ketchup is not listed as a vegetable.

D., CFS Although date labeling of food has nearly a century-long U. history with considerable developments during different spans of time, the fact that it is an issue has become more visible in the past few years as attention to and concern about food loss and waste have heightened.

There is considerable variation in date labeling/marking practices in the U. and around the world; this lack of harmonization contributes to misunderstanding in the marketplace and in the home about the meaning of date labeling terminology and appropriate responsive action.

In a restaurant at the receiving step or the retail food store as a consumer, “Sell by July 14” is a type of information you might find on a meat or poultry product. Does it mean the product will be unsafe to use after that date?

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This article summarizes the publication—“Applications and Perceptions of Date Labeling of Food,” by Newsome et al.[1]—that IFT published in Why the Concern? contentid=2013/06/0112.xml&vavid=NEWS_RELEASE &navtype=RT&parentnav=LATEST_RELEASE&deployment_action=retrievecontent.

Food loss and waste is a substantial, global issue.

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