The stuff is like gold..........I know.
I purchase a large container (for a small fortune mind you) and transfer it to a pourable container so that the family does not over-pour on their breakfast plate. Usually, the larger container holds about twice the smaller so there's often actually 2 containers of syrup in the fridge.
But..........for some reason, the last person to fill the pour-able container put the 1/2 empty jug back in the pantry by mistake. I have no idea how long it had been there so begrudgingly, I had to pour it all out.
The family all argued that since it smelled and looked fine, it should be OK. I showed them all the "refrigerated after opening" label but also questioned what is in pure maple syrup to go bad??
I stuck by my philosophy "when in doubt.......throw it out" but am curious if anyone has the answer??
(PS. there was no swelling or expansion of the container and did not make a "release of gas" sound when opened)
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