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Expiration Schmexpiration

After I finished my pita sammie earlier, I realized the pack of guac I opened expired last week. Shrug.

The only expiration dates I ever stuck to were for poultry/fish/seafood (but fuck it for beef or pork, check for smell/sliminess/color).

Honorable mention for sunscreen - which I throw out at the end of each summer because a friend in grad school did chem research on efficacy and noted that it started losing strength long before the actual expiration date.

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What are your things where you give zero fucks about expiration? Like dry goods. I don’t even know if pasta expires, I don’t really care if it does. Hard cheese - if it’s not moldy it’s fine. If it is moldy, cut off that chunk and reassess.

What are things you are full-stop THROW AWAY when the expiration date hits?

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