Food packaging in the UK is labelled with either a 'use-by' or 'best before' date and these dates are intended to help consumers make informed decisions about the safety and quality of their food. The differences between the two are important to remember as food is often thrown away despite being perfectly safe to eat.
Freezing food is an easy way to reduce food waste and save yourself money. Our top tips may seem obvious, but following them stops your leftover lasagna getting lost in the back of the freezer.
Milk is high in calcium, a good source of protein and also contains potassium so preventing it from being wasted its good for our bodies as well as the planet.