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M&S removes ‘best before’ dates from fruit and vegetables to tackle food waste

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Marks and Spencer will remove best before dates from more than 300 fruit and vegetable products. Best before dates on these products will be replaced by a new code through which M&S store staff can check freshness and quality. The company hopes the move will encourage customers to use their judgment to decide when food is no longer suitable to eat.
28 days ago·London, United Kingdom

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BBC News

M&S scraps 'best before' dates on fruit and veg to cut food waste

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The Guardian

M&S to remove ‘best before’ labels from 300 fruit and veg items to cut food waste

The change, to be rolled out this week, will leave customers to judge whether goods are still fine to eatMarks & Spencer is planning to remove “best before” labels from 300 varieties of fruit and vegetables in its stores to cut food waste.The change, to be rolled out this week, will rely on customers using their judgment to determine whether goods are still fine to eat.

28 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

M&S removes ‘best before’ dates from fruit and vegetables to reduce food waste

Customers are encouraged to use their own judgement

28 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Manchester Evening News

M&S makes big change to 300 food products - supermarkets urged to follow suit

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28 days ago·Manchester, United Kingdom
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Metro News

M&S will axe best before labels on 300 products to slash food waste

M&S will scrap best before labels from 300 of its products (Picture: PA)Marks & Spencer will remove best before dates from 300 food products in a bid to slash food waste.Instead, staff will use a code to ensure quality and freshness is maintained on shelves.An investigation by the Mail on Sunday last year found that up to £900 million of food is thrown out each year because of misleading labels on fruit and vegetables, as well as dairy products.…

28 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Scotsman

M&S removes ‘best before’ dates from fruit and vegetables to tackle food waste

Marks & Spencer is to remove “best before” dates from more than 300 fruit and vegetable products in a bid to reduce food waste.

28 days ago
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