Belinda Bozzoli, the DA shadow minister of higher education and training, said that it is “urgent and imperative” that the report be released to the public.“There are now bizarre rumours of the President’s alleged infatuation with a shallow and incomplete ‘funding model’, crafted by a student and friend of his daughter,” Bozzoli said in a statement.[Top of Page] How do Manufacturers Determine Quality Dates?Factors including the length of time and the temperature at which a food is held during distribution and offered for sale, the characteristics of the food, and the type of packaging will affect how long a product will be of optimum quality.But those who choose the wrong institutions and courses will see little benefit, while those who do not go to university – still a majority of young people – will be neglected.This is because successive governments have pursued a higher education policy based on a mistaken assumption. For meat, poultry, and egg products under the jurisdiction of the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), dates may be voluntarily applied provided they are labeled in a manner that is truthful and not misleading and in compliance with FSIS regulations.To comply, a calendar date must express both the month and day of the month.
Except for infant formula, dates are not an indicator of the product’s safety and are not required by Federal law.In the case of shelf-stable and frozen products, the year must also be displayed.Additionally, immediately adjacent to the date must be a phrase explaining the meaning of that date such as "Best if Used By." [Top of Page] Are Dates for Food Safety or Quality?Today, hundreds of thousands of young people receive their A-level results, and it is difficult not to worry about their future.The fortunate among them – those studying at the best universities and taking the best courses – may go on to prosper.The calendar date provides consumers with information on the estimated period of time for which the product will be of best quality and to help the store determine how long to display the product for sale.