Sell By? Use By? Grocery Industry Moves to Simplify Labels

At a Gristedes supermarket on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, packages of Sabra Supremely Spicy Hummus are stamped with “best before” dates, while one shelf up, Tribe Forty Spices Hummus sports a “use by” date. Across the aisle, packages of meat are dated with language like “best by” and [...]