Apr 15, 2015 ... The U.S. does not have a uniform system of coding expiration dates on food
products as of 2010, according to the U.S. Department of ...
Dec 30, 2008 ... Brian, you are the man. After seeing yesterday's post regarding the confusing
expiration codes found on some foods, Brian sent The ...
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.
Jun 2, 2015 ... Opening dating and date codes indicate quality, not the safety, of the food you
buy. Use knowledge and reputable resources to decide if food is ...
These packing codes are usually a series of letters and numbers that indicate
dates, .... This code is more complicated than other manufacturers so read closely
Apr 5, 2012 ... We often get questions about the manufacture dates printed on our #10 cans.
Cans of ... the everything by printing new, easy-to-read manufacturer dates! ...
The reason is because the expiration date depends on your storage ...
If you have specific questions about a company's product, most manufacturers
offer a toll-free number to call for questions about canned food expiration dates.
Feb 5, 2009 ... First, it is important to decide what type of code date is on the package as ... They
will be able to tell you how the code date should be read. Also ...
Mar 24, 2015 ... "Open Dating" (use of a calendar date as opposed to a code) on a food .... Use of
either a "Sell-By" or "Expiration" (EXP) date is not federally required, but ... labels
because scanners at supermarkets can "read" them quickly to ...
Most manufacturers offer a toll-free number to call for questions about canned
food expiration dates. For a sampling of how to read product codes, See Below.