Eating food that’s past its sell-by-date

sell-by-dateAs readers may have noticed, many of my recipes feature food that is near or slightly past its sell-by-date. My rule is that if it hasn’t previously been walking around, flying or swimming (ie it was alive but was slaughtered etc prior to you buying it), then if it smells and tastes OK it’s probably edible (I suggest individual readers use their own judgement here and I take no responsibility for your decisions!). Please don’t apply this rule to  oysters which should actually be alive when you eat them – eating dead oysters could make you very ill!

Anyway, having set the scene, here’s an article featuring some extreme post sell-by-date consumption – six weeks in the case of yogurt (and you’ll need to scrap off the mould) – sounds like a simple case of bad fridge management to me!

Advertisements

One thought on “Eating food that’s past its sell-by-date

  1. Pingback: It’s sensible not eat food past its use-by-date | cookingacontinuum

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s