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? asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 2 months ago

Would a tin of chopped tomatoes with a use by date of August this year still be ok to eat?

5 Answers

  • 2 months ago
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    The dates on food (other than baby food) are pretty much meaningless. If the can doesn't bulge on the ends, it should be OK. For all about expiration dates read the Times article at:


  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Yes and probably for more than 10 years in the future too. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Honestly, it'll be fine and they'd still be fine this time next year.  In a few years from now they'll be tasteless but safe to eat as long as the tin isn't bashed about.

  • 2 months ago

    Probably it's fine.  Just make sure it doesn't look or smell bad before you eat it.  Most canned stuff is good for at least a year after the expiration date. 

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  • 2 months ago

    Bidens used by date was last century and he still

    Ok to be president so you be ok

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