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Britons advised to smell products before you throw

August 11 2009

Unusual Council gave residents of the UK Minister of Agriculture of the United Kingdom. Hilary Benn said that buyers should be less trusting expiry date printed on the packaging of goods, and rely more on their own scent.

The official said that about 30 percent of food products, which acquire the British, later found themselves on the garbage heap. In his view, largely in the guilty label on the packages, which indicate that the shelf life of product will expire before it actually happens.

The minister reminded the citizens that are often on the package indicated two dates. One of them, with the droppings, use by means period, after which the use of the product in the food may be hazardous to health. The second, labeled sell by or best before, is addressed only to owners of shops and determines the time when the product is better to remove from the shelves. However, she does not speak about the real fresh food, reports The Daily Mail.

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