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 ...
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.
Mar 24, 2015 ... "Open Dating" (use of a calendar date as opposed to a code) on a food .... grade
shield, the code date may not exceed 45 days from the date of pack. ... 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.
Sep 30, 2014 ... There is a lot of confusion around best before dates, expiry dates, and food safety
, and justifiably so- there are many different codes and ...
Dec 1, 2015 ... For more on Julian Dates, click here. ... If you need to download the Acrobat plug-
in to read a pdf file, you may download it for free from the ...
Shelf Life, Storage and Can Codes. Resolutions to ... bottom of the can. "
Expiration" dates are rarely found on canned food. ... Reading Can Codes. Each
Aug 13, 2013 ... Government of Canada information on how to read food date labels ...
Information about dates on pre-packaged food is a valuable source of information
. ... Expiration date - This must appear on formulated liquid diets, foods ...
May 4, 2013 ... 8-29-12 (Julian date code that counts down from Jan 1 .... DECIPHERED CODE:
Product produced on January 15, 2010 will read 10015_.
Experts provide a guide to the variety of confusing 'freshness' dates on food. ...
and some baby foods; some states also mandate pulling dairy from store shelves