Does Tea Expire?

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If your tea has an expiration date then it's just for best quality, not safety. Tea does not spoil or expire. It may however loose its original taste and begin to taste stale. Because every single tea has a different shelf life, it is impossible to really know whether the tea is still good, unless it is tasted.
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Of you use 'expired' tea bags, nothing should happen food safety-wise. Any expiration date would be related to best flavor, not foodborne illness issues. Tea loses flavor as it ages
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Tea does not spoil or expire. It may however loose its original taste and begin
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okay, what do you mean when you say "tea? the herbal brews they make? or real tea, which is from the camellia sinensis plant? herbs and tea are agricultural products so they
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Tea can form mold spores if it's kept past the expiration date. You could chance it, but definitely taking risk. To preserve it, keep in an airtight container.
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