How old would a tin of Sucrets have to be in order to not have a bar code?

I can't find an expiration date anywhere, and I think that the bar code (UPC) is right on the tin on the ones they're selling now. BTW, they are also recommending them for "smoker's throat", so I'm just sayin'...

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  • 1 year ago

    Bar codes were invented in the early 70s so it had to be before that.

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  • Joe
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    Not necessarily old, at all.

    Lots of times, this sort of thing comes in a multi-pack, often with "Individual units not marked for retail sale" on the multi-pack label. So, no UPC marking.

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    • Joe
      Lv 7
      1 year agoReport

      Ah. I thought you were deciding whether an old package was safe to eat. :-)

      Wikipedia has the first grocery bar code scan as occurring in 1974.

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