Should You Eat It or Toss It? Theres an App for That

NEW YORK — The award-winning website StillTasty.com – selected as one of the Top 100 Websites of 2009 by PC Magazine – now comes to the palm of your hand. And it’s got exciting new features you’ll only find on the iPhone application.

Wondering if the eggs you purchased last month are still safe and tasty? How about the chicken you bought three days ago? And is that leftover pizza from the weekend still okay to eat?

Wonder no more. StillTasty eliminates wild guesses and wasted money when it comes to both your safety and your grocery budget.

Key Features

GET SHELF LIFE INFORMATION: Simply type a food or beverage name into StillTasty’s search engine and you’ll instantly find out how long it lasts and whether you should keep it or toss it. You can also browse shelf-life information and get handy tips for thousand of items – practically any food or beverage you can imagine.

BE ALERTED WHEN YOUR FOOD EXPIRES: The application’s “Alert Me” function warns you when the food in your own kitchen should be used up. No more nasty surprises when you open the fridge, freezer or cupboard doors!

CREATE SHOPPING LISTS: Need to replace an item that’s no longer tasty? No problem: You can quickly pull together your shopping list from StillTasty’s extensive database.

StillTasty is now available in the iPhone App Store for $1.99.

For more information, please visit: http://www.stilltasty.com.

About StillTasty

http://www.stilltasty.com was launched in February 2009, with the aim of providing one central place for consumers to access food safety information for a broad variety of foods and beverages.

StillTasty’s foodstorageinformationis drawn from multiple sources. A primary source is the food safety research conducted by U.S. government agencies, including the United States Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

StillTasty’s content also incorporatesresearch from state government agencies as well as several non-profit organizations and associations that conductstudies on food storage and safety.

In addition, StillTasty has directly contacted food and beverage manufacturers to obtain information on optimal storage methods for specific foods and details on storage times as they pertain to both food safety and food quality.

For more information or to request an interview, please contact us at mailto:media@stilltasty.com.