Learn the different types of dates used for expiration codes. Determine if the code is using letters for months, the Julian calendar or a month, day and year code....
Use prior to the expiration date does not guarantee the safety of a food or drug,
and a product is not necessarily dangerous or ineffective after the expiration date
Experts provide a guide to the variety of confusing 'freshness' dates on food.
The twentieth century ushered in the age of packaged foods
, making use of preservatives and innovative packaging to lengthen the shelf-life of many foods
. Most packaged foods
include some type of expiration
, sell-by or use-by date
imprinted on the container. Figuring ... More »
The dates on food labels can be confusing. The truth is, they often have nothing
to do with food safety. Here's what you really need to know.
Except for "use-by" dates, product dates don't always pertain to home storage
and use after purchase. "Use-by" dates ...
A handy keep-or-toss guide to 77 foods, beauty products, and household goods.
Dec 10, 2015 ... There are no federal requirements for putting expiration dates on food, except for
infant formula. A “best used by” date indicates the last date of ...
From the best ingredients to the ordinary, we provide you with a diverse and
informative perspective on food shelf life, food safety, expiration dates, recipes, ...