It is important to note that a best-before date is not the same as an expiration date."Packaged on" dates are similar to "best-before" date but are used on retail-packed foods with a durable life date of 90 days or less, and must be accompanied by durable life information either on the label or on a poster next to the food.Knowing what these terms mean will help you understand the labels, which in turn will help you make informed choices about the food you buy.
Almost all the world’s illegal ivory comes from elephants that have been recently killed, researchers say.
The new study shows that seized ivory isn’t coming from old stockpiles, but from African elephants that have been poached less than three years before the tusks were seized.
“You wouldn’t talk to anyone on the record about this,” said one man.
“You’d get a visit.” In a part of the country notorious for outlaw activity and a blurring of gangsterism and paramilitarism, locals have become somewhat inured to certain enterprises – smuggling, fuel laundering and the transit of spectacularly large quantities of cigarettes, for instance.
A pile of burning rubber spewed gray-black smoke into the sky from behind a wall of old metal containers.