The date on the product is not relevant if a food is mishandled, e.g., a refrigerated food has been kept at room temperature for extended time.
Generally, unless the food has been mishandled, a food need not be discarded until spoilage has occurred or there are other changes in wholesomeness.
Apparently, other terms such as “sell by” are more frequently interpreted as a date by which the food must be discarded because it has become unsafe.
FSIS does not provide further information about the research that forms the basis of their recommendation.
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