Is Expired Food Safe to Eat?

Is Expired Food Safe to Eat?

Ever wonder whether that box of dried pasta dated 2015 in the back of your pantry is still good? What about that carton of eggs sitting in your refrigerator for a month? What about those bruised peaches? Learn whether the food in your kitchen is safe to eat.

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Tip of the Day

Reduce wasted food in your refrigerator.
In the U.S. 40% of all food produced is wasted every year. You can reduce the amount of wasted food in your refrigerator with these tips: Wrap leftover cheese loosely in wax paper, not plastic; Keep flour fresher almost twice as long by freezing it; Use a slice of bread to soften up hardened brown sugar.

Save the Food

About Community Food Rescue and the DC Food Recovery Working Group

Community Food Rescue, a program of Manna Food Center, is the coordinated food recovery network of Montgomery County, Maryland. This program enhances the good work of businesses, individuals, and organizations that already recover and redistribute perfectly good food to people experiencing hunger.

The DC Food Recovery Working Group comprises a variety of partners from food banks, non-profits, and for-profits working on food recovery, DC government agencies, local environmental and sustainability organizations, and food recovery advocates. The Working Group promotes food recovery programs, organizations, and resources, and develops new food recovery partnerships, programs, and resources for greater DC.

Community Food Rescue Because food is a terrible thing to waste Manna Food Center Fighting Hunger & Feeding Hope