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How long does JELL-O last?

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An unopened box of JELL-O mix does not have an expiration date. and can be safety stored in the pantry for 3 to 4 months, according to Eat By Date. This time frame applies to both unflavored and flavored varieties.

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Unopened containers can be stored in the refrigerator for 12 to 18 months past the printed dates.

Pre-made JELL-O that has been opened should not be kept in the refrigerator for more than 7 to 10 days. Opened dry mixes can be stored in the pantry for 3 to 4 months.

If Jell-O becomes watery and begins to separate, it should be discarded because this can be a sign that it has spoiled.

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