• 15 foods you can eat past their expiration dates

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    It's a common misconception that the date printed on packaged food is a firm deadline for when you should toss it. In reality, one of the only items in the US with a federally-regulated expiration date is infant formula ― which is why "sell by" dates and "best if used by " dates are more of a guideline than a rule.
    As Paul VanLandingham, a senior faculty member at the Center for Food and Beverage Management of Johnson & Wales University explained in an interview with WebMD , these numbers refer to food quality rather than food safety. While the former dictates how long a store should...
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