Food Expiration Cheat Sheet | The Dr. Oz Show I've never been "a throw away on expiration day freak". I can completely agree that you lose way too much money, when in reality some of it is still fresh. Great list!
Expiration Dates, Explained - Here’s some food for thought: Expiration dates refer to quality and freshness of food, not safety. (Yep, that’s a shocker!) So even if a food item passes its expiration date, that item could technically still be safe to eat. We dug a little deeper to find out what different types of “expiration” dates really indicate, and if they can be useful for consumers.