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Want To Know How Long Does That Food Item Last For?

Cherylptw | Feb 10, 201409:27 PM

Dairy items, Grains, Meats, Fruits, Veggies, and Misc food items...some of them have sell by, best by, use by dates. But it still tastes or smells good....Unsure how long that food item sitting in your cabinet, fridge, or freezer will last?

You may be surprised to find that you've been throwing away hundreds of grocery dollars worth of food a year because you think an expiration date means the food is no longer good. Here are a few reference resources.

Eat By Date is a website that can help answer your questions: http://www.eatbydate.com/

http://www.foodsafety.gov/keep/charts...

E-how:http://www.ehow.com/facts_7553715_lon...

http://preparingyourfamily.com/shelf-...

Another site for fresh veggies : http://www.womensforum.com/how-long-d...

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