Post by BBQ Butcher on Jul 29, 2015 5:52:12 GMT -5
How to Use the ‘Best-By’ Dates on Your Food
A “best-by” or “use-by” date is guidance for consumers to get the best experience of the product, says David Fikes, vice president of Consumer/Community Affairs and Communications for the Food Marketing Institute.
A “sell-by” date is geared toward the retailer. “While it’s OK for the consumer to see that date, it’s really more for stocking purposes,” he says.