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Food Freshness Tips and Guidelines

Refrigerator Storage Chart

reproduced from US Food & Drug Administration


Since product dates aren't a guide for safe use of a product, consult this chart and follow these tips. These short but safe time limits will help keep refrigerated foods from spoiling or becoming dangerous to consume.


  • Purchase the product before "sell-by" or expiration dates.


  • Follow handling recommendations on product.


  • Keep meat and poultry in its package until just before using.


  • If freezing meat and poultry in its original package longer than two months, overwrap these packages with airtight heavy-duty foil, plastic wrap, or freezer paper, or place the package inside a plastic bag.