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use-by date

n
1. (Commerce) the date by which perishable goods should be used
2. (Commerce) NZ another word for sell-by date
Translations

use-by date

n(Mindest)haltbarkeitsdatum nt
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In a major survey of some of the largest retailers, executives at Tesco, Waitrose and Marks & Spencer all said they sometimes take no notice of use-by dates.
The court was told that during a routine inspection in October 2013, food hygiene inspectors from North Warwickshire Borough Council found there was no effective food labelling system in place, food past its use-by date had not been destroyed and the walk-in chiller contained defrosted salmon and prawns, cooked joints of beef and turkey, chilli and lasagne all past their use-by dates.
DATE stock, leaking food packets, dirty shelves and removed use-by dates - these were the food hygiene horrors discovered at a Tyneside store.
Especially stick to use-by dates with smoked salmon and mackerel as toxins can form which are not killed by cooking.
But some are ignoring use-by dates more than they used to, while others are keeping leftovers for longer than the recommended limit of two days in the fridge.
All perishable products came with decent use-by dates, too.
uk I do a weekly shop, so I need to look at the use-by dates.
Graham Hebblethwaite, chief officer for West Yorkshire Trading Standards, said: "Food that is past its use-by dates can pose an immediate danger to human health if consumed after that date.
May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Express, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chiquita Brands International, is voluntarily recalling a specific selection of Fresh Express Romaine-based ready-to-eat salads with the expired Use-by Dates of May 13th through May 16th and an "S" in the Product Code because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Online grocer Ocado is to list the use-by dates of all items on its website in an effort to attract customers concerned that home deliveries are not as fresh as supermarket goods.
A wholesaler in Ehime Prefecture shipped expired frozen beef for ''gyudon'' beef-topped rice bowls after falsifying its recommended use-by dates for up to two years, prefectural officials said Tuesday.