Would you chance eating from a carton of eggs that was a few days past its due date? How about raw chicken breasts or ground beef?
Even though you can get away safely with consuming some processed foods past their expiry date doesn’t mean you should take the same liberties with raw meats and fresh fruits and veggies—many of which are prone to bacteria and food poisoning soon after their “best before” package dates.
Here are ten of the riskiest foods to consume past their expiration dates…
1. Raw Eggs
It shouldn’t surprise you that a vast majority of nasty bouts of food borne illnesses are contracted after a brush with eggs. That’s why eating from that carton of eggs, even a few days past the “best before” date can be risky business, particularly if you consume them raw.
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