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Help! Would you eat sausages 4 days over use by date?!

(18 Posts)
gerbo Tue 19-Aug-14 08:48:40

They smell fine. Saisnburys butchers choice ones. Or it's two packs wasted! Disaster....may actually have to go to town for more bloody sausages.....

Eminybob Tue 19-Aug-14 08:49:56

No! I eat a lot of out of date stuff, but not sausages!

ihaveadirtydog Tue 19-Aug-14 08:50:03

no I wouldn't

Finola1step Tue 19-Aug-14 08:50:26


gerbo Tue 19-Aug-14 08:50:49

No ladies I think you're right. That's a pain in the neck! Thanks though.

Chimchar Tue 19-Aug-14 08:51:00

I would. blush

Ragwort Tue 19-Aug-14 09:07:25

Of course I would, people are obsessed about 'use by' dates - when I grew up we never had dates on our food hmm.

Just eat them, as a country it is shocking how much food we waste.

4merlyknownasSHD Tue 19-Aug-14 10:22:18

If they smell fine, and are still shiny, I am sure there will be no problem if cooked through thoroughly. If they have gone rather greasy on the outside, and are no longer shiny, I would probably bin.

A "Use by" date is really only a "Best before" date. It doesn't mean they are deadly poisonous the following day.

TheBookofRuth Tue 19-Aug-14 10:23:34

Yup, if they smell fine and look fine I would and have.

JuniperTisane Tue 19-Aug-14 10:25:47

No probably yes, would stick them in a casserole or something

Skina Tue 19-Aug-14 10:26:47

Yup, I would.

Balderdabble Tue 19-Aug-14 10:41:26

I would! If it looks and smells ok, I eat it -use by dates are overly cautious IMO.

SecretSpy Tue 19-Aug-14 10:51:26

Only if I wanted to lose a stone in a hurry grin

SecretSpy Tue 19-Aug-14 10:51:41

Only if I wanted to lose a stone in a hurry grin

Ragwort Tue 19-Aug-14 11:19:38

I frequently eat out of date food and have never lost weight unfortunately grin.

aoife24 Tue 19-Aug-14 19:22:12

I would too, if the look and smell ok.

MirandaWest Tue 19-Aug-14 19:23:54

As long as they looked and smelled fine then I would.

kentishgirl Wed 20-Aug-14 11:04:31

I would, too. But make sure they are really well and evenly cooked (so baked rather than fried).

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