USDA Updates Foodkeeper App To Include New Food Items

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new updates to its popular FoodKeeper application that will provide users with a larger selection of foods and beverages, and their storage information. This update adds 85 new food items to the FoodKeeper app, including chorizo, prosciutto, edamame, fresh salsa, canned tuna, cereal bars, and salad dressings.

The FoodKeeper app, educates users about food safety with guidance on the safe handling, preparation and storage of foods. The app also helps reduce food waste by showing users how long foods may last in the refrigerator, freezer or pantry, and allowing consumers to place reminders on their smartphone calendar, to use these items before they may spoil.   MORE

 

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