Food Expiration Cheat Sheet | The Dr. Oz Show I've never been "a throw away on expiration day freak". I can completely agree that you lose way too much money, when in reality some of it is still fresh. Great list!
The Disturbingly Inexact Science Of Food Expiration Last year, a scathing report by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Harvard Law showed that more than 90% of Americans may be prematurely throwing away food because they misinterpret food labels as indicators of food safety dates. A previous report by the NRDC revealed that Americans toss up to 40% of the food supply every year, equivalent to $165 billion.