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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Hi Neighbours, John Banks was twice a mayor of Auckland City, and is now pondering whether to have a second tilt at becoming mayor of greater Auckland. Ten years after his last bid, should be try again? Read the story and share your thoughts with us in the comments section!
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An Auckland dog owner is warning of the dangers rat bait can cause after her beloved pet nearly died after ingesting it twice.
Tracy Leach said her 8-year-old golden retriever Daisy first got sick about four weeks ago on their rural property in Glenbrook, south of Auckland.
She bounced back pretty quickly but Leach started to notice she was vomiting constantly and consuming a lot of water - causing her to take Daisy back to the vet.
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YOGA at Mission Bay GOOD GEORGE BREWERY, 6pm Wednesdays (1 hr 15 mins) - with FREE tap beer, cider or other drink
Join us at 6pm on Wednesday evenings for yoga upstairs at Good George Brewery, above Portofino's.
My style of teaching is very individual and hands-on, helping you to become deeply aware of your body and any restrictions you may have. I teach the intricate details of the asanas (poses), allowing you to release those restrictions and pain over time, and regain your inherent flexibility.
Beginner to advanced levels catered for.
Good George PROMOTION: do 5 classes and get the 6th class FREE!
FEE: $20 including complementary tap beer, cider or equivalent drink (conditions apply)
LOCATION: 71 Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay
TIME: Wednesdays, 6 to 7.15pm
WHAT TO BRING: yoga mat, strap, large towel (mats available free for people who don't yet have one)