Eggs that have reached their expiration date typically remain good for another 3 or 4 weeks. FDA regulations require newly cartoned eggs to carry an expiration date 30 days from the time they were packaged.Continue Reading
A quick way to check if an egg is still good is to place it in a glass of water. Bad eggs float to the top due to gases that have accumulated in the shell. Good eggs drop to the bottom.
Another way to tell if an egg has gone bad is by the smell. Crack the egg open, and if the smell is unpleasant, chances are good that the egg is bad.Learn more about Dairy & Eggs
An unopened container of yogurt made with whole milk lasts up to three weeks past its printed expiration date, says EatbyDate.com. An unopened container of low-fat yogurt lasts up to two weeks past its printed expiration date.Full Answer >
Fresh eggs are considered edible up to 5 weeks past the date listed on the carton as long as they are kept refrigerated at 45 degrees Fahrenheit or lower and are unprepared. The date on a carton of eggs is when the eggs were packaged in the carton.Full Answer >
According to Eat By Date, fresh eggs are good for up to 4 weeks past the sell-by date. Egg whites are good for up to 4 days and egg yolks are good for 1 to 2 days. Egg substitutes stay good for around 4 days after the sell-by date.Full Answer >
Eggs can stay at room temperature for 2 weeks without losing their quality and still remain safe to eat. The United States Food and Drug Administration recommends storing eggs in the refrigerator immediately after purchasing them.Full Answer >