France to ease 'best-by' rules to cut food waste - The Local
France is set to present its food waste combat strategy on Friday, which will save French households €400 a month, and reduce by half the 20 kg of food that an average French consumer throws in the garbage each year
Consumers in France who regularly find themselves arguing over whether or not to risk eating that slightly out-of-date yogurt, may have an easier time making their decision in the near future.
The Socialist government of French President François Hollande is set to allow supermarkets to sell drinks and food items for longer, and introduce a new label "Preferably to be consumed before.
"It's all part of a larger policy initiative aimed at drastically cutting food waste, which is set to be unveiled on Friday.Food and Agriculture Minister Guillaume Garot said the plan he promised during his election campaign will target every point in the food supply chain, from field to plate, via the supermarkets.