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Posted by on Oct. 29, 2013 at 6:57 PM
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Do you follow "use by" dates?
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mickstinator
by on Oct. 29, 2013 at 9:34 PM
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Depends on the item, but I do tend to be lax. Most use by days are no where near an item's actual disposal date.
calsmom62
by Silver Member on Oct. 29, 2013 at 10:20 PM
nah. I can tell if something is stale or spoilt.
christaberk
by Christa on Oct. 30, 2013 at 5:24 AM
Milk.

Quoting mickstinator:

Depends on the item, but I do tend to be lax. Most use by days are no where near an item's actual disposal date.
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trfgirl56701
by Melissa on Oct. 30, 2013 at 9:04 AM

Depends on what it is. If it smells bad I obviously won't use it regardless of the date.

deccaf
by Platinum Member on Oct. 30, 2013 at 10:08 AM
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Yes.  But If it seems "off" before the use by date, it goes in the trash, anyway.

leahbeah143
by Leah on Oct. 30, 2013 at 10:16 AM

 not always, it matters what it is.

aj_mom
by Member on Oct. 30, 2013 at 1:22 PM

Depends on the item, I usually give it the smell test or taste test.

mommy2zbg
by Member on Oct. 30, 2013 at 1:23 PM

 depends on the product!!!

Bubbie0809
by Gold Member on Oct. 30, 2013 at 4:27 PM

depends on what it is and how it smells. i am bad about milk, because i don't like it, I always think it smells spoiled.

Marz31
by Silver Member on Oct. 30, 2013 at 5:06 PM

for "Fresh" items, yes. for pantry items, not too much. I know a sealed box of cake mix might not be as GOOD, but it's not going to kill me if I use it a few months after that date.

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