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Intelligent packaging is becoming popular among producers to help combat the high volumes of food waste. Packaging fitted with sensors would inform the consumer of the product’s overall quality. From informing the consumer of internal food temperature to indicating microbial growth within the packaging, these sensors could replace the best-before dates on the packaging and ultimately lead to longer shelf life of certain products. Fresh-Check is just one of these sensors that has already been put into place to help people know how fresh their meat products are by using a color changing indicator to reflect freshness of the product.