Canned food: still safe for consumption for 1 year after expiry date.
Hard cheese: cheddar và parmesan are still safe for consumption for 1 month after expiry date.
Cereals: is allowed to eat up to 6 months after the expiry date printed on the package, as long as the consumer still finds its taste as good as the original.
Egg: put an egg in a bowl of water. If it sinks, you can eat it. If it floats, you should throw it away immediately.
Frozen food: Temperatures as low as freezing are one of the factors that prevent food from losing quality. So any frozen food can be eaten even after the expiry date.
Cookies and chips: It is an indisputable fact that the taste of old cakes and chips will no longer be appealling. However, as long as the cake does not have a bad smell and is crushed, you can continue to use it if you do not want to throw it away.
Butter: If butter is about to expire, put it in the freezer to keep it fresh longer. However, to be safe, these butter pieces should be melted and used in cooking instead of eating directly with bread.
Bread: The fresh breads sold on the counter have a certain shelf life. However, as long as there are no signs of mould or unpleasant odours, you can use it with peace of mind. If you store bread in the refrigerator, you will extend its shelf life by 2 weeks.
Salads: fresh salads, spinach or broccoli... can be eaten when the expiry date has passed. The only note is to remove all wilted or yellowed leaves before using.
Noodles & Pasta: are dry food. It won't be spoiled easily. Although the recommended shelf life printed on the packaging is 2 years, it can last up to 3 years with no problem. If you take good care of it. In particular, you need to be careful with egg noodles. If past the expiry date, the egg noodles may produce rancid smell.