What does the expiration date on food products actually mean ?

Answer It all depends on the food itself, perishables are disposed of, but most of the dates are guideline to sell by or remove from sale, hear in Canada I would say most of the time it is safe to eat mos... Read More »

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What is the difference between an expiration date and a best by date?

That date on milk and other dairy products is a 'Sell By' date, not an expiration. Vendors must remove it from their shelves on that date. There is still plenty of time to consume it at your leisur... Read More »

Does Abreva have an expiration date?

Abreva, generically known as docosanol, is a nonprescription topical medication used to treat cold sores and fever blisters. This medication does have an expiration date, which is normally printed... Read More »

Why does bottled water have an expiration date?

Virtually all food and drinks sold have what is called a shelf life, which means that they can only sit on the store shelves for a certain amout of time, hence the expiration date. It does not nec... Read More »

Does lawn fertilizer have an expiration date?

Although there is a use by date on lawn fertilizer, it can be used after that date. You must remember that it is a chemical product that will deteriorate over time. It is best to use it within the ... Read More »