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On Wednesday I bought bacon from Sainsbury's. Anyone like to guess how out of date it was?

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Yorkiegirl Fri 29-Aug-08 21:46:12

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differentID Fri 29-Aug-08 21:46:37

7th AUgust?

Lazarou Fri 29-Aug-08 21:46:50


Sidge Fri 29-Aug-08 21:47:33

July 4th

hester Fri 29-Aug-08 21:47:34


You've taken it back, I assume? What did they say?

doesmybumlookbiginthis Fri 29-Aug-08 21:47:39

25 dec

hester Fri 29-Aug-08 21:48:04

Whoops, sorry; I thought Lazarou's post was the actual answer...

go on, tell!

savoycabbage Fri 29-Aug-08 21:48:47

My PREGNANT sister bought a jar of pickles in sainsburys that was two years out of date! They offered her £5.

Lazarou Fri 29-Aug-08 21:48:57

oh but it is the answer hester

differentID Fri 29-Aug-08 21:49:11

how bad was it?

Bewilderbeast Fri 29-Aug-08 21:49:52

a year (wouldn't surprise me in that sainsburys)

Bewilderbeast Fri 29-Aug-08 21:49:52

a year (wouldn't surprise me in that sainsburys)

littleducks Fri 29-Aug-08 21:51:28

i showed the shelf stacker some sauces they were trying to sell off cheap were 6 months out of date, he thought i was barmy till he checked!

a month my guess

Yorkiegirl Fri 29-Aug-08 21:53:37

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FAQ Fri 29-Aug-08 21:54:40

oh yuck Yorkie!!!!

slight hi-jack - did you get my email I sent the other day?

Yorkiegirl Fri 29-Aug-08 22:02:48

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FAQ Fri 29-Aug-08 22:03:38

no problem - thought you were probably busy with kids just wanted to make sure it had actually arrived and some poor person with an email similar to yours is wondering what on earth I'm waffling on about grin

AvenaLife Fri 29-Aug-08 22:05:47

I once bought some monster munch that was 3 months out of date. It's not as bad as bacon though, I would have contacted environmental health as it's illegal to sell out of date (as in use by, not best before) food.

TattooedGrrrl Sat 30-Aug-08 14:24:35

It's illegal for them to sell out of date food, i would be really fussy and get all i could from them by threatening to write to their head office. grin

micku5 Sat 30-Aug-08 18:17:51

I have bought cheesecake and bread from there recently both out of date.... I got my money back. No vouchers or replacement free of charge for the hassle.

At least with Asda I get a £2.00 gift voucher for the inconvience.

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