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Initially, the GMA and the Food Marketing
Institute gathered leading food manufacturers
and retailers to address the problem and recommended to narrow down or voluntary standardize date labeling to "Best If Used By" and
"Use By." Basically, "Best If Used By" indicates
items may not taste or perform as expected
but can still be consumed. "Use By" applies to
perishable foods that should be consumed by
the date on the package or then discarded.
Since the initiative began, 87% of products have adopted the streamlined phrases,
according to a GMA December 2018 survey.
The association projected a 98% adoption rate
by the end of 2019, and it expected complete
adoption by January 2020 in conjunction with
the expected FDA Nutrition Facts label updates.
The GMA noted that voluntarily standardizing the two date labels may not only reduce
consumer confusion about when to toss out
food, but also allow the food industry - not
the government - to address this labeling.
The GMA called standardized terms a proactive common-sense solution.
"They had a quick effect and promise to
have a lasting impact," the report concluded.
It's a good first start to a big issue.

Kroger fights
waste with
fresher
avocados
The Kroger Co. recently committed to eliminating food waste
across the company by 2025.
As part of this effort, the Cincinnati-based retailer will begin
selling Apeel avocados in its home
market, with plans to expand to
other cities. Developed by Apeel
Sciences, the avocados stay fresher two to three times longer than
conventional avocados because
they have an extra, plant-based
peel that slows the rate of water
loss and oxidation."Apeel is an
innovative partner that will help
Kroger reduce food waste and
redefine the customer experience
through first-to-market technology," says Frank Romero, Kroger's
vice president of produce.

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Fresh-cut and wrapped meat and poultry
spoils quickly, especially if shelf-life extending technologies are not incorporated. That's
because meat and poultry are nutrient-dense
substrates with high-water activity, making
them a target for microbial growth. Spoiled
product must be discarded because it is organoleptically unacceptable, making spoilage
one of the greatest forms of food waste.
Processors have a toolbox of ingredients
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product safety. There are ingredients that
retard oxidation, thereby improving color and
flavor. There are also various approaches to

slowing the growth of spoilage microorganisms while also destroying pathogens. Of
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019
Editor's Note - Protein choices for all
Contents
The Wire - Organic food sales approach $48 billion
New ShopRite store features culinary center
Kroger piloting new Home Chef meals
WASTE NOT (as much)
Local focus
Bakery - Decorating trends
Sweet goods
Deli - TAILGATING, PICNICS
Sandwiches
Meat & Poultry - Protein alternatives
Sausage
Produce - Ripening
Avocados
Seafood - Cod, pollock, haddock
Food safety - Staying INSPECTION-READY
COMMISSARY INSIDER - June 2019
PORTION CONTROL
SPOTLIGHT - SALADS
TECHNOLOGY - RECIPE MANAGEMENT
OPERATIONS - DIVING INTO LINE DATA TO HIT OPERATING GOALS
Product Showcase
Advertisers
Fresh Takes
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Kroger piloting new Home Chef meals
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - WASTE NOT (as much)
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Bakery - Decorating trends
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Sweet goods
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Deli - TAILGATING, PICNICS
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Sandwiches
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Meat & Poultry - Protein alternatives
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Sausage
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Produce - Ripening
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Avocados
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Seafood - Cod, pollock, haddock
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Food safety - Staying INSPECTION-READY
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - PORTION CONTROL
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - 55
Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - SPOTLIGHT - SALADS
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - TECHNOLOGY - RECIPE MANAGEMENT
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - OPERATIONS - DIVING INTO LINE DATA TO HIT OPERATING GOALS
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Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Product Showcase
Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Advertisers
Supermarket Perimeter - June 2019 - Fresh Takes
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