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#1 Old 09-22-2011, 02:01 PM
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So I have this unopened jar of natural almond butter in a glass jar. The expiration date says July 2011. Has it really been expired, or is it still good to eat?
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#2 Old 09-22-2011, 02:07 PM
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Smell it then get someone else to taste a bit. If they say its OK, taste a bit. Then eat it or bin it. Thats what Id do!
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I've never had almond butter before, and neither has anyone else I know. Not to mention I'm the only person home at the moment!
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#4 Old 09-22-2011, 05:43 PM
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You should be able to tell if its bad by smelling it. It will have a rancid smell from the oil going bad.

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#5 Old 09-23-2011, 09:32 AM
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The dates are usually a "sell by" date. I have found that food is usually good way after the expiration as long as it has not been opened.
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I had what I thought was a terrible attack of the flu twice within a couple of weeks, but yesterday it occurred to me that I might want to check the expiration date on the almond butter that was in the fridge made by Whole Foods. Sure enough it said "expired on 02/July 2013" wow surprise, surprise!." Found an almond found an almond just now, got a tummy ache, dry heaves and the runs for 2 days now gas pains....hot air balloon take me away!! The PRINT IS TOO VAGUE!!!

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