Koch said that the Enjoy By Date is also the pull date
, and any beer remaining on the shelf by February 16th will be removed.
Most of this food is discarded well before the "pull date
," a date set by the food industry, which, except for meat, fish, and eggs, has no relevance to human health.
26 is their pull date
, when they are pulled from the shelves and piled into bins blaring their deep discounts.
Each data element would come with date and time stamps: the "pull date
" when the data was accessed and the "shelf date" when the data was last updated.
Casey suggests labeling each infusion-in-process with the date it was started, the initials of the person who's tending the infusion and the pull date
. "Otherwise it's like the fishbowl at the office: Everybody thinks nobody's fed the fish, so they keep sprinkling more food in, which eventually kills the fish," she explains.
To address the problem the meat director started a program to improve the freshness of the products sold by requiring that as items approached the pull date
, they were removed from sale, frozen, and given to a local charity to the surprise of the retailer, the charity provided the chain and each store with a detailed record of the donations for tax purposes.
The columnist-economist (as strange a hyphenated professional existence as, say, an actress-botanist) is such an artful explainer that it doesn't really matter that this book is already past its pull date
. For what Krugman really offers is a toxic-waste-dump tour of the dubious premises that contaminate all Bush-era economic thinking, from the administration's deliberately parsimonious budget to the continuing shell games over the Social Security and Medicare trust funds.
The milk is still good for usually at least a week after the recommended pull date
, and it can be frozen or used for cheesemaking and ice cream.
* Fresh and melting-type cheeses spoil quickly, so use them before they pass the pull date
stamped on the packages.
We could expand the use of these case-level RFID tags even further to include the UPC, the weight, and the pull date
on the case.