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expiration date

n.
1. The date past which a product, such as food or medicine, must be sold or removed from availability because it is no longer expected to be fresh or effective. Also called sell-by date.
2. The date on which something, such as a warranty or license, is no longer valid or in effect.
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He said of the upcoming album, 'No expiration date is my affirmation to you that great African music and talent has no timelines or expiration dates.
Food and Drug Administration, the company is extending the expiration dates for certain lots of its epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector, 0.15 mg and 0.3 mg, the authorized generic of Adrenaclick.
To achieve this purpose, we adapt the external information search model proposed by Schmidt and Spreng (1996) with variables relevant in the context of grocery shopping, such as time pressure during grocery shopping as perceived cost of information search, perceived risk, and health consciousness representing the benefits of information search, motivation of checking expiration dates representing motivation to search, and the amount of expiration date search effort exerted while shopping for and before consuming perishable products representing external information search activity.
My daughter asked me:"Do food expiration dates really matter?" Honestly, I was not able to answer right away because I, too, have been wanting to ask the same question to people I think know best when it comes to food safety and quality.
Most were 30 to 40 years past their expiration dates - possibly toxic, probably worthless.
Summary: The staff manipulated expiration dates by packing products in bags and boxes with new expiration dates
In a statement, PACP said that this company was supplying equipment and other supplies to a number of hospitals and healthcare centres that did not comply with the set standards as their expiration dates were tampered with.
There really isn't incentive for pharmaceutical companies to extend the expiration dates, as it is profitable for patients to throw away expired medications and replace them with new prescriptions.
Groups with employment units in multiple license expiration dates have some flexibility in determining grouping and timing, and the FCC stated that they should already have made such determinations.
Summary: In a joint effort, the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) and the Directorate of Naturalisation in Abu Dhabi (DNRAD) will launch the "Remember" initiative aimed at both nationals and residents as a reminder to verify expiration dates on passports and residencies to ensure a timely legal renewal, as well as preserve them as important official documents from damage or loss.
They didn't have expiration dates on anything when I was a kid.
Jassem Al-Ali said that the month of Ramadan is an opportunity for store owners to get rid of stocked goods, as many consumers do not look at expiration dates and buy large quantities to be consumed during this month only.