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What do food expiry dates really mean?

Tonnes and tonnes of food are wasted every year. Meanwhile, millions go hungry. But experts say much of the food we throw away is actually safe to eat. This TED-Ed video explores what food expiration dates actually are, and the problems they cause.

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