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July 12, 2016

USDA FoodKeeper App to feature new food safety tools, Spanish and Portuguese functionality

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced new updates to its popular FoodKeeper application, which will increase the app’s food safety features while empowering more consumers help reduce food waste in the U.S. The app has been updated to include information in Spanish and Portuguese, making it easier for Spanish and Portuguese speakers to use its storage recommendations for 400+ items covered by the tool, including various types of baby food, dairy products and eggs, meat, poultry, produce, seafood, and more. The next planned update, coming in September, will allow the app to alert users of food recalls and include instructional videos on proper handling and storage of food.  Read More

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