Question

Is eating expired chips ok?

I have chips that expires at april the 27th and todays may the 14th. I was wondering if it was ok to eat the chips. I don't really care if its freshness is bad but is it going to give me food poisoning?

Answers

no they will be fine to eat. most dry/shelf stable food products have more of a "best taste" date on them. Dry ingredients will be ok, upto a certain point. After really being expired the oils in the items will sour and turn rancid. Not pretty. Wet/refridge food products like sauces, milk, yogurt, meat, I would only chance it the day or 2 after, and then on top of that I would ensure that it was cooked, so there was no bacteria.

#1

Sure, why not? If they taste ok, eat them. It's not like on the 27th they instantly go POOF! And turn rotten.

#2

You won't get food poisoning, that date just means that they'll stay fresh and not stale until then.

#3

No it will not give you food poisonig.

Judge them by there crispness.

#4

Chips are hermetically sealed. They may still develop a bacteria past the expiration date, but because they are so dry, it would be very long process... I suspect it would take 4-6 months for expired chips to develop bacteria growth. If it's only 1 month, you're OK.

#5

You should be ok. It's a dry food. I guess it depends on which chip though. Chips are fine to eat a couple weeks after the expiration date. I hope.

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