Food Expiration Dates 101: When to Keep and Toss Leftovers

Unlike a gallon of milk or a jar of pickles, leftovers don't come stamped with an expiration date. Don't resort to the sniff test with that extra slide of pie or uneaten chicken -- we've got you covered with food expiration dates from StillTasty.com (27 Photos)

Lisa Cericola on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:57AM

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Food Expiration Dates 101: When to Keep and Toss Leftovers

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Deli-Sliced Cold Cuts (Most Types)

Three to five days in the refrigerator or one to two months in the freezer.

Deli-sliced meats like turkey, ham, roast beef and bologna don't last long in the refrigerator so only buy as much as you need, or freeze any leftovers.

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