The program is been tested in Vancouver were i live.
What i would also like to see created is a meat reprocessing program that collects unsold meat. This is easily done for beef in particular and likely all other forms as well. The meat would be dumped in a bucket and perhaps frozen with a lemon juice soak to stop further deterioration.
When gathered, it can be immediately ground to produce stock for fermented mince meats. These mince meats can then be used to produce high quality mince meat pies that can be returned to the vendor for sale retaining vendor custody of quality responsibility.
In the event, the big box stores will all eventually have a small inside shop for all the timing out product which is great news. .