Alleged ‘loophole’ lets stores change best-before date

By Jon Woodward, ctvbc.ca

A consumer advocate says he’s shocked about an alleged “loophole” in Canadian law that punishes grocery stores for changing a packaged-on date on perishable foods — but allows grocery stores to change a best-before date. [More…]

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  1. Changing the best before dates is absolutely not acceptable. This practice is being conducted by food store employees, acting sometimes on very limited knowledge of various food spoilage factors. The consumer must be protected over the interest of a bit of extra profit.

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