You open the fridge and you catch a whiff of a horrible stench… you may be smelling expired milk or other foods in your refrigerator. Your eyes and your nose are some of the best tools for determining freshness. However, it’s always important to check the expiration date.
The expiration date is the final date that guarantees quality and freshness of the product. Eating expired foods can trigger food poisoning; a horrific illness that causes stomach cramps, vomiting, dehydration and fever.
Household items are also a call for concern. Items such as bleach and laundry detergent lose their effectiveness after they expire.
Not all items are required by federal law to be labeled with an expiration date. This makes it difficult to know the shelf life of your products. That being said, after extensive research, I have come up with a list of things you should never keep after their expiration date. Check out the list, you may be surprised to find you have one or more products to get rid of.