Once upon a time we did not have fridges or freezers. We did not have packaged food that could be put on the shelf and eaten next year. Food was either eaten or thrown out. Today scare mongering about safety leads many people to throw out perfectly good food. It is estimated that the food wasted each day would be enough to feed all the worlds starving. Here is a useful guide on the shelf life of different foods.
Medical Doctor, author, speaker, media presenter and health industry consultant, Dr Joe Kosterich wants you to be healthy and get the most out of life.
Joe writes for numerous medical and mainstream publications, is clinical editor at Medical Forum Magazine, and is also a regular on radio and television.
Joe is Medical Advisor to Medicinal Cannabis Company Little Green Pharma, Chairman of Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association and sits on the board of Arthritis and Osteoporosis WA. He is often called to give opinions in medico legal cases.