pull date


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pull date

n.
A date stamped on a perishable item of food, such as milk, after which it should not be sold.
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Koch said that the Enjoy By Date is also the pull date, and any beer remaining on the shelf by February 16th will be removed.
26 is their pull date, when they are pulled from the shelves and piled into bins blaring their deep discounts.
Casey suggests labeling each infusion-in-process with the date it was started, the initials of the person who's tending the infusion and the pull date.
To address the problem the meat director started a program to improve the freshness of the products sold by requiring that as items approached the pull date, they were removed from sale, frozen, and given to a local charity to the surprise of the retailer, the charity provided the chain and each store with a detailed record of the donations for tax purposes.
The columnist-economist (as strange a hyphenated professional existence as, say, an actress-botanist) is such an artful explainer that it doesn't really matter that this book is already past its pull date.
The milk is still good for usually at least a week after the recommended pull date, and it can be frozen or used for cheesemaking and ice cream.
No pull date is required on fresh meat, poultry or seafood, though many products have them.
Fresh and melting-type cheeses spoil quickly, so use them before they pass the pull date stamped on the packages.
We don't want people to focus on the pull date and lot number of this sample," said Sue Huthcroft, spokesperson for the Food and Drug Administration.
We could expand the use of these case-level RFID tags even further to include the UPC, the weight, and the pull date on the case.