Translation of use-by date in Spanish:

use-by date

fecha de caducidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˈjuːzbʌɪ deɪt/



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    fecha de caducidad feminine
    • When shopping for bagged salads, remember to carefully check the use-by date and look for signs of spoilage.
    • Use-by dates are used for foodstuffs that have a short shelf life and which, from a microbiological point of view, are likely to be harmful to health if consumed after the use-by date.
    • The food industry is always looking for new ways to push back their products' use-by dates.
    • Pine nuts can rapidly become rancid due to their high oil content, so buy only small amounts and always check the use-by date.
    • The Fareshare scheme in Southampton receives 26,000 trays of food past the sell-by date but within the use-by date donated by supermarkets each year.
    • Check use-by dates on packaging and pay particular attention to perishable foods, such as vacuum packed smoked salmon or ham and dairy products.
    • A former shopkeeper has been fined for having perishable food on sale past its use-by date.
    • The court was told that some of the food was up to 46 days past its use-by date.
    • These dates - particularly the use-by dates - are important.
    • Sainsbury's said: ‘All use-by dates applied to our own brand products are set by Sainsbury's food safety experts to ensure the product is both safe and of the best quality.’