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Do You Still Eat Food past Its Best before Date?

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Do you still eat food past its best before date? If it's bread and there's no mould I put it in the toaster until nearly dark brown and it still tastes good!

gemmaferguson70
12 days ago
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Yahya
Yahya12 days ago

Yes I got no issues whatsoever, rely on my senses if its past it

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zerocenturyzero
zerocenturyzero11 days ago

The Surprising Truth About “Best Before” Dates

1. Most consumers assume that these dates are regulated and standardized and therefore assume that their food has spoiled and is no longer safe for consumption on and after the “best before” date. This is false. It may in fact be completely safe to eat long after the expiry date.

https://www.sarahremmer.com/the-surprising-truth-about-best-before-dates/#sthash.nICVYAXh.dpbs

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ShellyAnn
ShellyAnn11 days ago

Yes, I must certainly do. I've made a fruit cake from out of date fruit and am currently using out of date olive oil. I use my nose to tell whether something is good or not.

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Pjran
Pjran11 days ago

I’ve got boxes of muesli cereals out of date, they taste fine. Cheddar cheese seems okay too after the date and I keep veg in the fridge well past their best before dates but I wouldn’t eat meat past it’s best before date.

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JohuraBegum
JohuraBegum11 days ago

I attend Healthy cooking course in 2016 where the professional said it ok to eat fruits and veg after the use by date label. But with meat, fish, cheese, yogurt etc you have to be careful

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ACR
ACR10 days ago

Yes, best before is simply a guide. I don't like wasting food, so I tend to shop more frequently and only buy fresh items to last a few days.

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mmokane24
mmokane2410 days ago

yes certainly do and sometimes after the use before as well if it is still ok. some things are common sense. any milk that is off will smell and taste funny for instance.

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MumOfThree
MumOfThree10 days ago

Absolutely! I always check to see if it's ok by smell and how it looks ect. If you buy meat from a butcher it has no dates anyway!

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mso
mso10 days ago

Yes I do, I always trust my judgement and if looks and smell as normal then I have no problem with eating it. I only would hesitate to open a packet with meat if the use by date have passed.

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nipperjwb
nipperjwb10 days ago

yep always have and its never done me any harm !

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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi10 days ago

vegetables and fruits

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JackieFinch
JackieFinch10 days ago

fruit and veg and yes, any meats and fish i decide on the appearance of if there's an offensive wiff x

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SuzJ
SuzJ10 days ago

Frequently. I am a bit funny with bread, must admit but most things I'll chance.

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JandE86
JandE8610 days ago

yes we do, and we do know that package foods have leeway regarding expiration... but we are careful of meats and fish... 🙂

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