When do you chuck away best-before foods?

When do you chuck away best-before foods?

Are you a chucker or a keeper when it comes to food that’s past its ‘best-before’ date?

Which of these is closest to your USUAL stance (be honest!)?


I never eat it beyond the best-before date 1,950 votes (10 %)
I’ll keep it one or two days if it looks OK 4,705 votes (24 %)
I ignore best-before dates and judge by smell/look/taste 10,380 votes (54 %)
I try to never chuck anything – I’d even cut mould off and eat the good bits 2,231 votes (12 %)

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