Food you're tossing too early

POSTED: 11:24 AM Oct 14 2013   UPDATED: 11:00 PM Nov 26 2015

Americans are wasting more food than ever, thanks partly to confusion over expiration dates. Find out which food you may be tossing too early.

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Recent reports have shown that confusion over expiration dates leads more than 90 percent of Americans to throw out food prematurely, meaning a staggering 40 percent of the U.S. food supply ends up in the garbage -- unused -- every year.