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5 Ways to Stop Wasting Food & Start Saving Money on Food (Page 2)

Expiration Dates

1. Check Expiration Dates Before Your Buy

This may seem like a no-brainer, but often you’ll find varying expiration dates on identical products. Stores use expiration dates to indicate freshness, moving the newer products to the back of the shelf with the older ones within grabbing distance. If you want the ultimate in freshness, check the products behind what’s directly in front of you—you may find fresher ones hidden there.

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