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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


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

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

    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.

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

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

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

  • I'd pitch it after today, personally

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

  • Longest I'd go is three days

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

  • I think 3 days

    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.

    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.

    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.

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