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Esteemed Contributor
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Registered: ‎06-25-2012

Re: Is there any way to know how long a boxed food has set on a shelf at the store?


@Desertdi wrote:

Boxed and bagged foods should have an expiration date on them.    I have found "stuff" in the fresh cooler at Walmart that is way expired........Hollering, "I need a MANAGER" as loud as you can, really gets their attention!!!!!


 

Seriously???

"Pure Michigan"
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Re: Is there any way to know how long a boxed food has set on a shelf at the store?

For most of us, there is no reason to either buy or consume any food even near the "use by" date.  

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Registered: ‎02-09-2016

Re: Is there any way to know how long a boxed food has set on a shelf at the store?

I always check my" Nook Tablet" for questions like that, or call the phone number on the side of the box.