Don’t Compost Those “Expired” Eggs Just Yet!

 

Not sure if your eggs are still fresh? If the date has passed, they may still be good to eat. To find out, do the float test. Place the egg in a glass or bowl of water. If it sinks, the egg is still perfectly fine to eat. If it floats, send that egg to the compost.

 

The USDA states that even if the expiration date on your food item has passed, it may still be safe to eat (with the exception of baby formula).  So, use your senses, rather than the date label, to judge if food has spoiled. If food has an off odor, flavor, or texture, don’t eat it. StopFoodWaste.Org offers more information on expiration dates here.

 

 

 

For more tips and videos on how to make the most of the food you love, visit StopFoodWaste.org

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