USDA FoodKeeper

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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Description of App

The FoodKeeper can help consumers use food while at peak quality and reduce waste. The storage times listed are intended as useful guidelines and are not
hard-and-fast rules. Some foods may deteriorate more quickly while others may last longer than the times suggested. The times will vary depending on the
growing conditions, harvesting techniques, manufacturing processes, transportation and distribution conditions, nature of the food, and storage temperatures.
Remember to buy foods in reasonable quantities and rotate the products in your pantry, refrigerator, and freezer.

Every year, billions of pounds of good food go to waste in the U.S. because consumers are not sure of its quality or safety. Food waste from households
represents about 44% of all food waste generated in the U.S. By reducing food waste through buying appropriate quantities, storing foods properly, cooking
what is needed and composting, consumers can save money and reduce the amount of food going to landfills.

Version

1.0.0

Free or Paid

Free

Apple Watch Support

Not Known

Device(s) App Was Tested On

iPhone

iOS Version

7

Accessibility Comments

This app is very accessible. It is easy to navigate, to make selections, and to read all of the information on the pages. There are three buttons at the bottom that are not labeled but they are very easy to remember and therefore memorize.

VoiceOver Performance

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling

Most buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability

There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.

Other Comments

I love this app and find it useful and practical and easy to learn to use.

Developer's Twitter Username

@USDAFoodSafety

Recommendations

1 people have recommended this app

Most recently recommended by Debbiegabe 5 years 5 months ago

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