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27 day old expire yogurt

can yogurt last 27 days after sell by date

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  1. Absolutely. I've used yoghurt that is 60 days past the supposed expiration. As long as it looks and smells ok, go ahead & use it

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      1. re: mrreliz7

        Seriously, when it's been unopened and sealed the whole time.

        1. re: masha

          ok thanks keep tougbh and share your expirience with me

          1. re: mrreliz7

            Just to update you, as to my 60+ day yoghurt: on July 4 I opened a 1 qt container of plain yoghurt with a 5/10/12 expiration and used about 1/2 cup for dip. About 2 weeks ago I used another 1/2 cup for French yoghurt cake. Yesterday I made both waffles and corn muffins, substituting yoghurt diluted with milk for buttermilk. I still have about 3/4 cup left, which I will use this week.

      1. Absolutely fine.

        I treat "Sell By" dates just like horoscopes. For entertainment purposes only.

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        1. re: ipsedixit

          Amen! Unopened/sealed, things like yogurt, & sour cream can last a LONG time.

          1. re: ipsedixit

            "I treat "Sell By" dates just like horoscopes. For entertainment purposes only."

            I may have to steal this line.

          2. Yes, as long as it looks and smells good, it's fine. It really can be months.

            1. My husband once ate a yogurt from the back of the fridge that had expired 3 weeks before. Or so we thought. It had been the year before! He was fine.

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              1. re: earthygoat

                earthygoat, that's too funny! And I thought the April one I ate in September was a long time!

              2. Open it & taste. I've been there & done that. Sometimes the yogurt tastes great; sometimes it tastes further along than I'd like & I toss it. It won't poison you, but ultimately it's really up to you re: whether or not you like it or not.

                1. With yogurt and especially sour cream, even if it's opened and develops a nice blue mold on the top, I just scrape off the mold and use what's underneath, which is always just fine. Who knows -- maybe the mold would be fine too, but I haven't tried.

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                  1. re: johnb

                    Ugh - lol!! I'd never be that desperate just to save a carton of yogurt or sour cream.

                    1. re: Bacardi1

                      The contents (underneath) are perfect, maybe even improved. The mold itself, well, probably less so.

                  2. Thank goodness for expo dates! I just got a big container (32 oz-ish?) of Oikos for 1/2 off at Safeway because it expires 8/16. Hello, it's not even August yet! (Doing a happy dance). I could never afford it, otherwise.