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Reducing Food Waste

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A Love Letter to Food - University of Minnesota Food Policy Research Center


Food Labels

Many food labels display a code date to show consumers when to best use a food or what the shelf life is for that product. Because of the variety of code dates used, consumers are sometimes confused on how to interpret the dates. Use these publications to help understand code dating of foods.

Salvaging Good Food


Food Pantries and Food Banks

While food pantries and food banks operate year around, they become especially important during the holidays. Food safety is important to give safe food to their consumers. Learn more from the resources below.