We reported back in May of this year that supermarket giant Tesco had announced that it intended to remove “Best Before” dates on some of its fruit and veg products in order to help cut down on the amount of food we waste each year. As of today (Monday 8th October 2018), the full plan has come to fruition (no pun intended!).
Tesco, which is the largest grocer in the country, has said that along with the 70 lines already cut, it’s now added 116 more items to the scrapped ‘Best Before’ date labels on certain fresh fruits and vegetables. This does, of course, mean that we’re now required to think for ourselves when deciding if the items we’ve bought are fit to eat or are destined for the dustbin. Read more