oa Graphix - Safety-proof your sell-by dates : labelling

Volume 39, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1816-0786



The Star's Consumer Watchdog journalist, Wendy Knowler, highlighted this trend in a recent online article titled: Sell-by stamps on food are now law. South Africans have become accustomed to seeing date marks, 'use by' and 'best before' dates on food, but they've become a legal requirement as of 1 March. New food labelling regulations make it compulsory for food manufacturers to put date stamps on food, with the exception of a few items.

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