You can keep dry, boxed pasta for one to two years past its printed date.
Breakfast cereal lasts six to eight months beyond the date on the box when it's unopened.
No matter what date is on the carton, you can use eggs within three to five weeks of purchasing them.
Raw meat and poultry keep long past their sell-by date if you freeze them.
Raw fish also lasts much longer in the freezer.
Appearance and odor tell you more about whether cheese is spoiled than the date on the package.
Leafy greens, including bagged salads, can be revived with ice water if they begin to wilt.
You can keep dairy milk five days or more past its printed date.
Canned foods have a long shelf life.
Unopened packages of frozen fruit and frozen vegetables are good for eight to 10 months beyond their printed date.
When unopened, yogurt will last two to three weeks in the fridge past the date on the container.
Bread is fine to eat if you don't see any mold.
Unopened jars of peanut butter can keep for up to a year past their printed date.
Some condiments, such as ketchup and mustard, are good for a year or two beyond their printed dates if the bottles are unopened.
Honey only spoils if it's introduced to moisture.
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