Would you Trust a Can of Beans That's been Expired for 5 Months?
I mean it's a canned good so like...
I ate them. They were fine lol
- Anonymous1 year agoFavorite Answer
Canned goods don't expire. Well, not before 2050 and the tin isn't bulging, corroded, etc (you'll know when to pitch). They are perfectly good, what you are looking at is a best before date.
- TaraLv 71 year ago
To be on the safe side … I would probably not trust them .. (and chunk them out).
- Anonymous1 year ago
yes, feed it to your mother in law first
- Trivial OneLv 71 year ago
As long as the can is not dented, bulging or rusty, it's fine indefinitely.
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- Tad DubiousLv 71 year ago
Yes, Ross, I would confidently eat those beans. As noted many times here, that is the manufacturer's suggested "best by" date, not an expiration date. The beans in the can are probably delicious. I would NOT, however, trust that can of beans with my credit card or with dating my daughter.
- CrustyCurmudgeonLv 71 year ago
Virtually all canned foods that do not bulge the ends are safe to eat. In rare instances the can lining can fail after the use by date, but that changes taste and does not introduce harmful organisms.
- 1 year ago
DONT TAKE CHANCES.,DO YOU even have a can opener
- heart o' goldLv 71 year ago
I’d trust it to be expired and possibly make me sick.
- PearlLv 71 year ago
maybe not, if youre not sure dont eat it
- οικοςLv 71 year ago
No sweat. Expiration dates have little meaning. Toss a can that is leaking or swollen. Otherwise, canned food is good for years.
- ?Lv 71 year ago
I would. When you open it up do the sniff test. If it smells okay and isn't discolored and isn't bubbling then they'll be just fine.