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Do you check use by and best before dates at other people’s house ?

Answered 1 year ago

My in laws had a squirt of tomato sauce in bottle use by June 2019

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1 year ago
I always do. Especially milk! There’s no way I’d risk getting sick if someone else hasn’t finished up the milk and it’s been opened for a long time or past th use by. My husband and I do it and his parents don’t seem to care.

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1 year ago
What about long life milk? It doesn't have a date and you wouldn't know how long it's been open.

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1 year ago
You record the date on carton or smell it

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1 year ago
Yeah but at someone else's house? We don't write anything onthe cartoon

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1 year ago
^whoops wrong button lol. We don't write anything on the carton as it never lasts a week.

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1 year ago
Have vegemite from June 2016

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1 year ago
No I don't check dates but if I did happen to see something we'll out of date I'd think twice. Of course it would depend on the product. Sauce is ok. I found some sausages in my freezer the other day from 2017 so it happens to the best of us sometimes. And yes I threw them out 🤣

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1 year ago
Check your freezer often

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1 year ago
Obviously I don't or I would have thrown them out 2 years ago. Freezer patrol is not one of my priorities 😘

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1 year ago
🤣🤣🤣🤣

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1 year ago
It's sauce, not a big issue. They might refill from a larger 2L bottle, I do

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1 year ago
I'm the same. I clean the smaller bottle out when it's empty with warm soapy water then refil it from the 2L bottle

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1 year ago
This thought has never occurred to me. Seems rude?

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1 year ago
No, I have better things to do with my time.

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1 year ago
I buy in bulk and refill many things. Many of my containers say they are out of date but 10 years. Doesn't mean they are. Just make sure they are washed out well with very hot water and completely dried before refilling. My sister in law was disgusted when she looked once. She throws everything out b4 the date. I had to explain, she still was grossed out. How could you use a container twice!!

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1 year ago
Yes I do. Not so much best before dates but I have a glance at use by dates.

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1 year ago
Nope, has never occurred to me to do it. We use out of date milk at my parents house all the time. It doesn't magically go off the day after the use by date.

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1 year ago
No its rude, if you are that worried buy them new sauce.

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1 year ago
Sauce doesn’t have a used by date. It has a best before date. Don’t worry, you’re not going to die.