Many consumers don't realize how quickly food leftovers can become unsafe or spoil. The application, along with the rest of the campaign, is not only informing consumers about food leftovers, but helping them to practice safe leftover usage and food storage in their homes.
4 Day Throw Away App screen 2: Food Groups to select fromThe "4-Day Throw Away" application features hundreds of individual food items which can be easily searched by food categories or keywords. Listed under each food item are storage recommendations, reheating instructions and special considerations. The application also gives information on related foodborne illnesses, with details on symptoms, duration, complications and prevention.