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How long is milk good for?

after the use by date? it doesn't smell or taste bad and the date on it is April 11th, 2011

 
Christmaslver68

Asked by Christmaslver68 at 6:21 AM on Apr. 12, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (9)
  • As long as it has been kept refrigerated, it should be fine. It usually lasts three or so days longer than date.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 6:23 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Up to a week after the date, depending how it's been kept. I've noticed too that it it doens't get opened til almost the date, it'll stay good well past. I keep my milk very very cold so it almost always lasts at leat 5 days beyond the date.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:19 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • As you said it's fine until the smell turns
    kylie_bob

    Answer by kylie_bob at 6:26 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I'd pitch it after today, personally
    momoflilangel

    Answer by momoflilangel at 4:09 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Longest I'd go is three days
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 5:08 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I think 3 days
    tazdvl

    Answer by tazdvl at 9:00 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I would say three to five days but you will know. It will have a funny smell.
    Peajewel

    Answer by Peajewel at 10:54 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I read in an article recently that its good for seven days after opening. Most keep for a month but it should be consumed within a week. Thats why we buy half gallons unless we know the gallon will be consumed fast.
    Baby4us09

    Answer by Baby4us09 at 11:13 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Hey, if you wanna risk it- risk it. None of 'us' are going to have the repurcussions if you drink it and it IS spoiled.
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 3:52 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

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