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Tesco's selling food that is about to run out
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We don't shop physically at Tesco but online since Covid and their use-by dates on the home delivery are pretty decent. We shop mainly at Morrisons and at times Iceland's physically shop and check the dates and every couple of weeks at M&S and we check the dates there as well.
So check the dates but I've found Tesco stuff often lasts beyond the sell by date easily we keep stuff in the fridge even the bread and take out slices a few hours before needed
There are certain generations who will use the food just going by the feel, smell, i was taught to smell test, if it smells off then its off.
There are other generations who will go by the date on the bag, alot of food is wasted if you go by the date on the bag.
I have noticed in our local Tesco that when you go to the fresh milk section you can find the racks of milk with sometimes 4 or 5 different dates. Why they put it all out at the same time beats me as everyone takes the cartons with the longest date.
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