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If something goes bad on Oct. 17...

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by lucky1, Oct 17, 2005.

  1. lucky1

    lucky1 TRIBE Member

    Can you still eat it on October 17? It is not meat related... but probably has dairy in it
     
  2. junglegirl

    junglegirl TRIBE Member

    I think you have till midnight on the dot.
     
  3. thom100

    thom100 TRIBE Member

    I think if you've stored it properly you've got a week past experation.....
    As far as I know that dates is the last day it should be sold on.
     
  4. The Watcher

    The Watcher TRIBE Member

    Expiration dates are recommendations, not laws.
     
  5. Prickly Pete

    Prickly Pete TRIBE Member

    its like anything else in this world used by humans... it has a safety factor of like 10...
     
  6. dyad

    dyad TRIBE Member

    thats right its only "best" before
     
  7. lucky1

    lucky1 TRIBE Member

    :D
     
  8. daddyiwantchocolate

    daddyiwantchocolate TRIBE Member

    That depends.

    Is it made of weed and ghee, and are you just eating it for sentimental reasons?
     
  9. lucky1

    lucky1 TRIBE Member

    its pie leftover from thanksgivng.... I totally forgot about it... it was in the fridge under my pack or tortillas
     
  10. junglegirl

    junglegirl TRIBE Member

    just buy another pie!!!
     
  11. thom100

    thom100 TRIBE Member

    just eat the pie you have....pie never goes bad!
     
  12. gasper

    gasper TRIBE Member

    If it'll make you nostalgic AND sink into the couch it MUST be eaten. :D
     
  13. gasper

    gasper TRIBE Member

  14. djfear

    djfear TRIBE Member

    Take out food on the other hand (and I'm afraid I'm going to have to single out Chinese food here, because it was the culprit, but I still say ALL take out food), I wouldn't eat for more than 3 hours after it's been delivered, if that. By the time the food gets cold I already don't want to eat it.


    <anecdote>
    One time I ate some take out from the day before and I wasn't feel too good afterwards. The day after I was going to have eggs for breakfast but the smell of them was really getting to me.

    Finally on my way home I was ready to puke so I was racing home at 140-150 km/hour. When I got into the door, ran upstairs to the bathroom and then I puked it all out on three separate occasions. There went my weekend! On a side note I had 4 friends of mine who came by because we had plans. I had to send them all home. :/</anecdote>
     
  15. squirrely

    squirrely TRIBE Member

    you may die.
     
  16. AdRiaN

    AdRiaN TRIBE Member

    I would go ahead and eat it, but wash your food down with lots of strong liquor. The alcohol should kill any dangerous bacteria, and if you end up puking, you can just blame it on being really drunk.
     
  17. alma

    alma TRIBE Member

    . . . but not bad after.
     
  18. mingster

    mingster TRIBE Member

    if food passes the smell (or taste) test, down the hatch it goes.

    your senses should tell you if your body can handle it.
     
  19. lucky1

    lucky1 TRIBE Member

    I cant rely on my nose at the moment (it is all stuffy) but I have a little more cofidence in my eating the pie now.. its been in the fridge.. so it should be fine
     
  20. jared k

    jared k TRIBE Member

    i read that there are three types of dates:

    best before - maximum freshness but still ok to eat after

    sell by - usually applies to dairy. a few days to a week after and you should be fine

    expiration - not recommended for consumption past (i.e. medicine)
     
  21. LivingRoomPornstar

    LivingRoomPornstar TRIBE Member

    ding x 3
     
  22. Lysistrata

    Lysistrata Well-Known TRIBEr

  23. ila

    ila TRIBE Member

    If there's nothing to suggest it has gone bad other than the expiration estimate, then eat it or you're wasting a perfectly good pie.

    And what Mingster said.
     
  24. daddyiwantchocolate

    daddyiwantchocolate TRIBE Member

    LOFL ; )

    Did it make you sink into the couch, or the porcelain throne?
     
  25. Cheap Ego

    Cheap Ego TRIBE Member

    Is there Merengue where there was no Merengue before?
     

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