Question: What is the purpose of date codes?

Date coding provides advice to the customer as to when the product has to be consumed. These could be based on food safety and/or food quality attributes. In-house, date coding can be used to identify work-in-progress and for stock rotation purposes.

What is the purpose of stock date codes?

Why should a kitchen worker would check the contents of stock date codes and rotation labels? The intention of date coding is to give consumers a guide to that foods shelf-life in terms of quality. So they know how long a food can be kept before it begins to deteriorate or becomes unsafe to consume.

What does a date code mean?

Date code / lot number is the number to identify when the component is being manufactured. It is for the factories production quality control and tracing purposes.

How do you code a date?

Code identifies dates following the W3C profile of ISO 8601, Date and Time Formats, that specifies the pattern: YYYY-MM-DD. If hours, minutes, and seconds are also needed the following pattern is used: YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss.

How do I change a date in Excel to 6 digits?

Theres probably an easier way to do but but I did this:Format the cells youre putting the six digit number into as text. ( example A2)In the column next to it (cell B2) enter the formula =MID(A2,1,2)&/&MID(A2,3,2)&/&MID(A2,5,2)Enter the six digit number in A2.

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