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sell-by date

(sĕl′bī′)

sell-by date

n
1. (Commerce) a date printed on the packaging of perishable goods, indicating the date after which the goods should not be offered for sale
2. past one's sell-by date informal beyond one's prime

sell-by date

expiration date
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sell-by date - a date stamped on perishable produce indicating the date by which it should be sold
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
date - a particular day specified as the time something happens; "the date of the election is set by law"
Translations

sell-by date

[ˈselbaɪˌdeɪt] Nfecha f de caducidad

sell-by date

n˜ Haltbarkeitsdatum nt; to be past one’s sell-by date (hum inf)seine besten Tage hinter sich (dat)haben

sell-by date

[ˈsɛlbaɪˌdeɪt] ndata di scadenza

sell-by date

تَارِيخٌ اِنْتِهَاءُ الصلاحية datum minimální trvanlivosti sidste salgsdag Haltbarkeitsdatum ανώτερη ημερομηνία πώλησης fecha límite de venta viimeinen myyntipäivä date limite de vente rok trajanja scadenza 販売期限 유통만기일 uiterste verkoopdatum siste salgsdato termin ważności data de validade срок реализации sista försäljningsdag วันหมดอายุ son satış tarihi ngày hàng hết hạn bán 销售日期
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COOKERY queen Mary Berry has confessed to ignoring sell-by dates on food and relying on her nose instead.
Brazilian health and safety officials raided the England and Italy team hotels for next month's World Cup and confiscated fish, butter, ham and other food past their sell-by dates.
When it comes to sell-by dates, I make a decision based on smell.
Authorities on Friday raided a house in Limassol and seized thousands of products headed for the market after having their sell-by dates changed.
They include corned beef, ham, ham shanks, hog head cheese, pastrami, roast beef, tasso pork and turkey breast with Sell-By dates between May 13 and July 2, the company said.
The confiscated stocks were found concealed under cartons of frozen fish that were labelled well within their sell-by dates.
The watchdog yesterday warned butchers to be extra careful with their guidelines for sell-by dates.
The lesson, I think, is that if unpackaged, untreated meat can survive for 14,000 years in a natural deep-freeze without assistance from health and safety gnomes and the Woolly Mammoth Eating Advisory Panel, we should be slightly less respectful of sell-by dates.
In connection with the expanded JBS Swift Beef Company national recall, Hannaford Supermarkets is advising consumers to check their freezers for any ground beef or beef products with sell-by dates ranging from April 28 through June 6.
Summary: Sell-by dates on fresh food could be consigned to the bin as part of a new "war on waste".
SELL-BY dates on food may be scrapped in a bid to cut back on the millions of tonnes of waste food we shove in the bin every year.
THE Government is set for a collision course with retailers as it announced sell-by dates could be a thing of the past as part of its "war on waste".