28 days ago

Poll: Do you ever eat food past its best before date?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

In the US last year, Mom's Organic Market founder and CEO Scott Nash did something many are afraid to do: He ate a cup of yoghurt months after its expiration date. And then tortillas a year past their expiration date.

"I mean, I ate heavy cream I think 10 weeks past date," says Nash, "and then meat sometimes a good month past its date. It didn't smell bad. Rinse it off, good to go."

It was all part of his year-long experiment to test the limits on food that had passed its expiration date.

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Do you ever eat food past its best before date?
  • 36.4% Yes, I often disregard the expiry dates
    36.4% Complete
  • 6.3% No, never. That's disgusting.
    6.3% Complete
  • 57.4% Occasionally. Depends on what it is.
    57.4% Complete
2806 votes
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