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Can I use turmeric nearly a year after the BBE date?

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edwardcullensotherwoman Mon 13-Jun-11 16:04:26

I haven't used it for ages, but the lid of the pot has been closed (plastic click-type lid), date is July 2010. Will it be ok? I know the flavour maybe won't be as strong, but I only need about a tsp for the recipe. I just want to know if it'll be safe.


MindyMacready Mon 13-Jun-11 16:05:54

Safe, yes.

jenrendo Mon 13-Jun-11 16:06:09

All of my spices are out of date and no one has died yet. I think maybe they just begin to lose their strength x

edwardcullensotherwoman Mon 13-Jun-11 16:24:28

Thank you, I guessed as much but wanted to be sure. I think all of mine are too jen , but I rarely use them (as proven by this thread!)

Thanks for your help! smile

tiggersreturn Tue 14-Jun-11 10:50:32

I think mine was bbe 2005 and still does the job blush

moragbellingham Sun 19-Jun-11 08:13:36

It'll be fine but stale.

BunnyLebowski Sun 19-Jun-11 08:18:58

You can but no idea why you would want to. You might as well sprinkle actual dust into your dinner as it will taste the same

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