The Toilet Paper
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The Toilet Paper

Can You Eat Food That Expired Before You Were Born?

Expiration dates have nothing to do with food safety. So, what does that date actually mean?

Never fear, expired food still perseveres! At least, I hope so. (vectorpouch/seekpng)

In 1974, a team of scientists at the National Food Processors Association opened a can of corn that had exceeded its expiration date by over 40 years. The contents looked, smelled, and tasted like ordinary canned corn…

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Philip S. Naudus

Philip S. Naudus

High school teacher by day, koala by night. My wife is a cartoonist with a Ph.D., and she co-authors all of these articles.