National Resources Defense Council

Eggs can still be good three to five weeks after being purchased. (credit: CBS2)

Experts: ‘Sell By’ Dates Don’t Necessarily Mean Groceries Have Gone Bad

The National Resources Defense Council estimates nine out of 10 Americans are confused by the dates. A family of four throws about $2,000 worth of still-edible food away every year.

02/04/2015

Gray skies over the beach on Coney Island on Memorial Day Weekend (Credit WCBS 880 Monica Miller)

Report: Nearly 1,900 Beach Closings, Advisories Issued In NY & NJ Last Summer

The National Resources Defense Council is out with its 23rd annual beachwater quality report.

06/26/2013

Grocery Store (File/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Study Shows American Families Throw Away Thousands Of Dollars In Food Every Year

The National Resources Defense Council analyzed the data and found Americans aren’t eating what’s on their plates and throwing away 40% of their food. That adds up to about $165 billion in wasted food each year, according to the research.

08/21/2012