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expired water chestnuts

Rheta Apr 23, 2012 11:23 AM

I have a can of water chestnuts with an exp. date of 4/26/2011. A year past exp. Are they safe to eat? Thanks.

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    acgold7 RE: Rheta Apr 23, 2012 11:45 AM

    They should be fine.

    Unless the can is bulging or squirts water when you open it. In that case, discard.

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      Rheta RE: acgold7 Apr 23, 2012 12:06 PM


    2. pinehurst RE: Rheta Apr 23, 2012 05:28 PM

      I would discard, unless you've already consumed. These are so affordable in my area, I wouldn't take the chance. Just my two cents.

      1. ipsedixit RE: Rheta Apr 23, 2012 09:06 PM

        Perfectly fine.

        1. Bacardi1 RE: Rheta Apr 24, 2012 02:23 PM

          Unless the can looks suspect in some way (rusty, bulging, etc.), they'll be fine.

          Been there, done that. :)

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