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open dating

noun
1.
the practice of putting a freshness date on food packages.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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Examples from the web for open dating
  • Contractors who do not use open dating will provide a product code number key listing to each customer facility.
  • Contractors who do not use open dating shall provide a product code number key listing.
  • Contractors who do not use open dating will provide a product code number key listing.
  • The proposal will include, for public comment, proposed criteria on the use of open dating in meat and poultry products.
  • The revisions include a proposal to require open dating so that allowances for moisture loss and decomposition can be made.
Contemporary definitions for open dating
noun

the marking of packaged food products with a 'sell by' or 'use by' date or the date on which the product was packaged

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