The Shelf Life Guide. How Long
Will Your Food & Beverages Last?
Search for the shelf life of your
favorite foods and
Welcome to Eat By Date!
We are a group of contributors from the kitchen, classroom and
web communities who set out to answer the question, “How long
does food really
last?”. From the best ingredients to
the ordinary, we are devoted to providing you with a diverse and
informative perspective on food shelf life, expiration dates and
storage tips. Browse the menu, use the search function or click
a picture below to find the
of your favorite foods and beverages!
Learn Food Shelf Life, Storage and Satefy Info
The primary goal of our community is to allow you to look up the
favorite foods and beverages. However, we also place an emphasis
on providing useful information and analysis about popular food
categories including, but not limited to, the following:
Expiration Dates. How long does food
really last? We provide guidance on the
best before dates
of a variety of the world’s most popular foods and
Food Storage. Interested in making food
last longer? Our food storage advice will help you keep
your favorite foods fresh and increase their
Food Safety. Practicing food safety
techniques helps prevent food borne illness. We will show
you how to tell if your favorite food has gone bad.
Food Vocabulary. Defining common food
terms such as “best before date,” “use by date,” “sell by date” and “shelf Life” will help you better understand the dates used on
What Are the Benefits of Eat By Date?
The benefits of following the advice on our site include keeping
your food safe and enjoyable while
cutting food costs
. Additionally, our articles
include info that allows you to learn the science, industry and
personalities surrounding food.
What Categories of Food Are Included?
How long will your favorite foods and beverages last? You can
find food shelf life
information for foods in the
categories of Eat By Date! While we
will continue to write new articles about food, please contact
) with your ideas.
What are our shelf life resources?
Our shelf life information incorporates shelf life research from
multiple resources including the
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
addition, we scoured the web for informative articles and
reports related to food safety, food storage and the shelf life