MUNCHIES: America Is Finally Getting Food Expiration Labels That Will Make Sense
"The confusion helps lead to roughly 40 percent of food produced in the US winding up in the landfill. In an effort to clear up the confusion and cut down food waste, Congress is now reviewing proposed legislation that would cut through the crap: the Food Date Labeling Act would require food nationwide to be labeled 'best if used by' for shelf-stable foods and 'expires on' for things like meat, fish, and eggs." Read full story.
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Brand Eating: Starbucks Offers $8 Meal Combo
"It comes out to about $3 or $4 in savings. The deal is available at participating Starbucks stores through May 30, 2016, while supplies last." Read full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Prenatal Fruit Consumption Boosts Babies’ Cognitive Development
"The benefits of eating fruit can begin as early as in the womb. A new study, using data from nearly 700 Edmonton children, demonstrates that infants do significantly better on developmental tests when their mothers consume more fruit during pregnancy." Read full story.
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