If canned food has already been opened, it should be consumed within two days if it is stored in the refrigerator. Unopened cans can be stored in the fridge for longer periods, but not so long that rust forms on the can. More » Food Food Facts

Shelf life for commercial canned foods can be determined by reading the expiration date located on the can's packaging. Canned goods bought at the grocery store are best when eaten within two to five years from the date ... More » Food Food Storage Food Spoilage

The shelf life of dry dog food is approximately one year. Before buying dog food, pet owners should look for the "best if used by" date on the container to ensure food is not expired. Canned dog food products have a shel... More » Food Food Storage
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