How to tell if are bad, rotten or spoiled?
Practicing proper hygiene and food safety techniques will help prevent food born illness.
There are, of course, certain health risks associated with spoiled foods, so always remember to practice food safety and enjoy your foods before their shelf life has expired!
How to store to extend their shelf life?
Some benefits of proper food storage include eating healthier, cutting food costs and helping the environment by avoiding waste.
What are our shelf life resources?
In determining how long lasts, our content incorporates research from multiple resources, including the United States Department of Agriculture and the United States Food & Drug Administration. In addition, we scoured the web for informative articles and reports related to food safety, food storage and the shelf life of .
*An important note about expiration dates...
Although the shelf life information on Eat By Date is generally reliable, please remember that individual cases will vary and that our advice should only be taken as an opinion and not a replacement for your health care prefessional. Please eat responsibly!