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montali tomato paste (in a tube)

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Have you had luck using the tomato paste that comes in a tube past the recommended suggestion that's printed on the tube ("use within 4 weeks")? I'd hate to throw it out (I've only used a tiny amount of the large tube), but then again, I'd hate to get sick! I've been storing it in the fridge. CHs, help please??

Thanks in advance!

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  1. I've used this product for years and I guess I never bothered to read the fine print; I KNOW I've opened a tube and used it periodically over months and months -- maybe a year?? Never had a problem. (I always keep it in the fridge.)

    1. You probably won't get sick, but it (probably) won't taste very nice. There should be a video to the right which describes freesing the paste. It may or may not crash your browser,

      1. walker and Soop, thank you for your tips. I ended up trying a little bit of it a few days ago, and to my surprise, it tastes fine. I'll keep it!