GMA is the world's largest association of food, beverage, and consumer product companies. With US sales of more than $460 billion, GMA members employ more than 2.5 million workers in 50 states. Mandated sell-by labels would "imply that certain food items are unsafe to eat after the specified date when they are, in fact, still safe because of rigorous processing and storage controls. This would cause quality food products to be unnecessarily discarded."
Susan Connelly - Letter in Opposition to New York Product Dating Labeling Bill