* Use Old El Paso canned green chiles, canned enchilada sauce, and dry rice mixes within 18 months of production.

Some vendors use alphabet letters A thru L to signify the month.

is the only other page on the net that has coding examples (Canned Food Alliance consortium - nice of them to interpret their own coding!! Please send me an email if you have a question of decoding a particular item.

to be a part of the dating sites, is like selling yourself. The rule is AIDA = Awareness, Interest, Desire and Actions. The main characteristic of the aforementioned sample dating headlines, is simplicity.

Its first part, namely the headline, serves the purpose of seeking attention or creating awareness. With a spelling mistake such as 'can' becomes 'can't', the meaning of the headline can change for worse.

Lets say you have an item in question and don't know who makes it.

Look for the upc (represents 12 digits: a company prefix followed by an item reference number and a "check digit") on the barcode (example or history). Sometimes, its hard to figure out which company is the parent; who owns what. Feel free to include link to this page addy in email.

As a consumer, I have the right to purchase the freshest product at the grocery store.

Only bill in congress is HR 2699, deals with state rights (scroll down to G 1).

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