Most items are close to, or even past, their best-before date
. Top deals include free-range eggs at 50p a dozen against PS1.10 at Sainsbury's and 85p at Tesco.
Product details Prescription Diet Canine i/d Pack size: 12 x 360 g Batch code: 102020T18 Best-before date
: October 2020
A product's expiry date or best-before date
is usually determined by the shelf life of that product.
Product details Freshona Chopped Tomatoes with Basil Pack size: 400g Batch code: L327NDB 6A-31/12/2020 SI LB 224 Best-before date
: 31 December 2020
: All date codes SKU: 1368420 - By Sainsbury's Mixed Vegetables 1kg.
The affected jars have a best-before date
of August 2019 a batch code L318N1737 and an item code 7860491.
The affected items are 100g packages of the candy carrying a best-before date
between October 23, 2018, and January 26, 2019.
Waitrose also uses schemes for staff to buy food "on its last day of shelf life, or beyond its best-before date
", at reduced prices.
Bottles of the drink, with a best-before date
of Feb 2017 and batch codes 6149 and 6150, and bottles with a best before date of March 2017 with batch codes 6176 and 6177, are affected.
Mars (single bars, double bars, multipacks, mini-packs, miniatures): batch numbers (first three digits) 550, 551, 552, 553, 601, 602, 603A; best-before date
October 16, 2016.
These guys sell "close-dated" foods - that is food up to and past its best-before date
. All perfectly safe and fine to eat - just outwith the dates on the packet.
Mohammed Imran, aged 36, said his three-month-old daughter Isha became violently sick after he fed her ready-made SMA baby formula which was more than a month past its best-before date