Foods You Must Toss After Their Expiration Date

It's generally safe a day or two after its sell-by date if stored properly. However, once it smells sour or shows signs of curdling, discard it.

1. Milk

Most yogurts can be consumed a week or so after their sell-by date, but check for mold, off-odors, or unusual texture changes.

2. Yogurt

Hard cheeses may be safe to consume after their expiration date if you trim any mold. For soft cheeses, discard them if they develop mold or off-odors.

3. Cheese

Eggs are usually safe to eat for up to three to five weeks after their "sell by" date if refrigerated properly. 

4. Eggs

Consume or freeze fresh meat before its "sell by" or "use by" date. If it smells off, has unusual color changes, or develops a slimy texture, discard it.

5. Fresh Meat

Ground meat should be consumed or frozen within two days of purchase. If it turns gray or develops an off-odor, discard it.

6. Ground Meat

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