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General Discussion Butter Shelf Life Food Storage

Does butter go bad?

SamuelAt | | Aug 16, 2009 09:57 AM

I just put a new stick of butter in my butter dish that had an expiration of August 14th (2 days ago) on the box. It looked, smelled and tasted fine to me. Here's my question - if refrigerated and kept in a butter dish, does butter go bad? What's a rule of thumb about how long you can keep butter?