NEWS New Boston store and restaurant to sell expired out-of-date food

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    The Daily Table is a hybrid grocery store and restaurant, selling prepared foods, fruits and vegetables. Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe's, will only sell food past its sell-by date and will aim the business at lower income Boston consumers.
    In the United States 40 percent of food is trashed because it's past due dates. Some of these "use by," "sell by" and "enjoy by" dates are confusing to consumers and not really about food safety but taste, says Dana Gunders, a food scientist working with the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC), who say a great deal of food that's labeled as bad is really perfectly edible.

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