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UK: New labelling scheme to make clear the difference between ‘best before and ‘use by’ Written by The behalal team for Food Production Home Industry News UK & World The Law

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18/4/11  www.telegraph.co.uk

By Louise Gray

Consumers will be encouraged to adopt a “sniff it and see” approach to old food under Government plans to cut waste.

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Waste and Resources Action Programme (Wrap) claimed 6.7 million tonnes of food is thrown away every year Photo: TONY BUCKINGHAM