The Language of Packaging Dates

Do you ever wonder what expiration dates on the packages mean in the grocery store? When you take something home and it is past the “use by” date, does this mean it is still OK to eat? Here are some tips on various terms related to packages, terms, and what they mean. • "Sell by" … Continue reading The Language of Packaging Dates

Decoding Nutrition Claims

Have you ever wondered what nutrition claims on food packages actually mean? There are many different nutrition claims made on food packages, everything from low-fat to high fiber, but what does “low-fat” or “high fiber” actually mean? Are there standards that are set in order for a company to label their food product as “low-fat” … Continue reading Decoding Nutrition Claims