Best by, sell by, use by

You’re probably aware that you’re not going to die if you eat or drink something after the date printed on the packaging. Then again, this short episode by NPR’s Planet Money made me realise just how arbitrary these labels are in most cases (or more precisely: not arbitrary, but driven by marketing).

From Weekly Filet #406, in August 2022.

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