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Some EU countries want to give up expiration dates

100 million tonnes of food end up as waste annually in Europe. Expiration dates are the reason waste mountains continue to pile up, states a group of EU Ministers of Agriculture. The group does not include all the Ministers of Agriculture within the EU.

1.6.2014 5:09

Food waste has become a hot topic of debate due to its humanitarian and environmental effects. According to a report form last year, approximately half of manufactured food around the globe end up in the trash due to either poor harvesting, storing or transportation means, as well as irresponsibility on the part of retailers and consumers.

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