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In order to help inform its work on date marking, the Commission launched a study to map how date marking is used in the market by food business operators and control authorities.
The market study found wide variation in date marking practices within product categories surveyed in the EU.
Better understanding and use of date marking on food, i.e.
A dedicated sub-group of the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste on date marking has been established to discuss possible options and guide all work in this area involving all actors concerned: public authorities in EU Member States, food business operators, consumer - and other NGOs.
Based on the study's findings, the authors conclude that avoidable food waste linked to date marking is likely to be reduced where: Flash Eurobarometer 425 on food waste and date marking In 2015, the Commission carried out pan-European quantitative consumer research in order to find out more about people's attitudes to food waste prevention.
The study also looked into citizen's awareness, understanding and use of date marking on food products.
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