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    • Hoochypooch
    • By Hoochypooch 16th Jul 17, 6:32 PM
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    Ignoring display until dates.
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    • 16th Jul 17, 6:32 PM
    Ignoring display until dates. 16th Jul 17 at 6:32 PM
    Do you follow them?

    I don't I just bung them straight in the fridge.

    The only way I would really display them is by sticking them on the sill in the front window and I doubt they would last very long there especially when it is sunny.

    I am just wondering if I am breaking the law?
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    • avogadro
    • By avogadro 16th Jul 17, 6:48 PM
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    That's a very good point. If I display my strawberry yoghurt until the 8th it might go off.

    • Hoochypooch
    • By Hoochypooch 16th Jul 17, 6:50 PM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 6:50 PM
    That's a very good point. If I display my strawberry yoghurt until the 8th it might go off.

    Originally posted by avogadro

    It is July now, you can more it into the fridge.
    • SamsReturn
    • By SamsReturn 16th Jul 17, 7:56 PM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 7:56 PM
    Just sniff it, if it smells ok. Then eat it.
    • avogadro
    • By avogadro 16th Jul 17, 8:03 PM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 8:03 PM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 8:03 PM
    You'd need to display this one till the 24th, which only gives you one day to use it by..



    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 16th Jul 17, 10:50 PM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 10:50 PM
    Some supermarkets' eggs have a week between the DU and UB dates. Then I can still use them 10 days after that.
    • Geoff1963
    • By Geoff1963 17th Jul 17, 12:52 AM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 12:52 AM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 12:52 AM
    I get caught out by "use by" dates. I once found a dozen tins of beans which were on their "use by" date, so ate them all, and was very ill.

    Joking aside, I think the OP is misunderstanding the instruction. It means "display in the shop".
    You pay for them on the day you are shopping, but then have to go back to collect them on the correct date. It saves me having a fridge, but it's very awkward writing sticky labels on everything and then trying to find my items back at the shop.
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