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These 8 Foods Are Safe to Eat Even After the Use-By Date

Taste of Home Logo By Rachel Brougham of Taste of Home | Slide 1 of 11: The yogurt container says it expired five days ago. The can of soup's use-by date was last October. Oops! Just because the package says your food should have been eaten by now doesn't mean that it's unsafe. Before you toss that food, learn what "sell by," "use by" and "best by" all mean for your pantry—and find out which foods you can hang on to after those days pass.Psst...here are some that you should definitely toss after their expiration date passes.

The yogurt container says it expired five days ago. The can of soup's use-by date was last October. Oops! Just because the package says your food should have been eaten by now doesn't mean that it's unsafe. Before you toss that food, learn what "sell by," "use by" and "best by" all mean for your pantry—and find out which foods you can hang on to after those days pass.Psst...here are some that you should definitely toss after their expiration date passes.
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