11 great posters from when we used to care about wasting food

Lloyd Alter

Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)
Living / Green Food
September 11, 2012

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Waste No Food

credit: WWI Poster

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But even in 1917, surely they could do better than this.

Address date labeling confusion.

Dates on food products do not indicate food safety, yet many consumers believe that they do and discard food accordingly. The United Kingdom recently set guidelines to standardize date labeling on foods, after research there suggested clarifying its meaning to the public could reduce household food losses by as much as 20 percent.

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