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Is it Still Edible?
A Food Storage Chart

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Food Refrigerator
37 F or below
Pantry Freezer
0 F or below
Lettuce
    Head 5-7 days
    Leafy greens 1-2 days
Lunch meats
    (opened) 5-7 days
    Hot dogs 4-5 days
Margarine 4-6 months 12 months
Mayonnaise
    (unopened) 2-3 months
    (opened) 2 months
Milk
    Buttermilk 7-10 days
    Condensed or evaporated 12 months
        (opened) 4-5 days
    Fresh 7 days
    Soy
        Fresh 4-5 days
        Aseptic
            (unopened) 12 months
            (opened) 4-5 days
Nuts
    (in shell) 3-6 months
    (vacuum-canned) 1 year
    (opened) 3-6 months 2 weeks 9-12 months
Onions 3-4 weeks
Pantry staples
    Baking powder 6 months
    Baking soda 18 months
    Bouillon 12 months
    Cornmeal 12 months
    Cornstarch 12-18 months
    Cream of tartar 12 months
    Extracts
        (unopened) 2 years
        (opened) 12 months
    Gelatin 18 months
Pasta
    (dry) 2 years
    (fresh) 2-3 days 6 months
Peanut butter
    (unopened) 6-9 months
    (opened) 2-3 months
Pies
    Fruit 4-5 days 1-2 months
    Custard 2-3 days
    Pumpkin 4-5 days 2 months
    Unbaked fruit 8 months
Popcorn (unpopped) 2 years

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