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Bakery
Bakery Foods Unopened in Pantry Refrigerator After Opening Freezer
Baking & Cooking
Product Unopened in Pantry Refrigerator After Opening In Pantry After Opening
* Pure vanilla extract lasts indefinitely.
Beverages
Product Unopened in Pantry Refrigerated Refrigerator After Opening In Pantry After Opening
* Considered safe indefinitely.
Condiments and Sauces
Shelf Stable Foods Unopened in Pantry Refrigerator After Opening
* Opened or unopened.
Dairy Products
Product Refrigerated Frozen
Deli & Prepared Foods
Deli Foods Refrigerated Frozen
Foods Purchased Frozen
Frozen Items Freezer Refrigerator After Thawing
Fresh Fruits
Fresh Fruits Shelf Refrigerator Freezer
Fresh Vegetables
Fresh Vegetables Shelf Raw, Refrigerator Frozen*
*It is recommended to blanch or cook vegetables before freezing.
Grains, Beans & Pasta
Product Unopened in Pantry Refrigerator After Opening In Pantry After Opening
Meat & Seafood
Product Refrigerated Frozen
Refrigerated Dough & Pasta
Product Refrigerated Frozen
Shelf Stable Food—Baby Food
Product Unopened in Pantry Refrigerator After Opening In Pantry After Opening
Baby food, cereal, dry mixes
Use–by date
1–2 Months
2 Months
Baby food, dinners
Use–by date
2 Days
Baby food, fruit
Use–by date
3 Days
Baby food, jars or pouches
Use–by date
2–3 Days
Baby food, vegetables
Use–by date
2 Days
Formula, prepared
Use–by date
24 Hours
1 Hour
Liquid concentrate or ready–to–feed formula
Use–by date
48 Hours
Shelf Stable Food—Meat and Poultry
Product Unopened in Pantry Refrigerate After Opening
Bacon, fully cooked
Unopened, until the use–by date
5–14 Days
Ham, shelf–stable cans
6–9 months in the pantry
3–4 Days
Jerky, commercially dried
12 Months
2-3 months
Jerky, homemade
1-2 Months
1–2 Months
Meat products, canned
5 Years
3–4 Days
Retort pouches or boxes
Use package recommendations
3–4 Days
Shelf Stable Food—Other Items
Product Unopened in Pantry Refrigerator After Opening In Pantry After Opening
Applesauce, commercial
12–18 Months
7–10 Days
Do not store in pantry
Bacon bits, imitation
1 Year
Refer to jar
1 Year
Canned goods, high acid (such as juices, fruit, pickles, sauerkraut, tomato soup, and foods in vinegar–based sauce)
12–18 Months
5–7 Days
Do not store in pantry
Canned goods, low acid (such as meat, poultry, fish, gravy, stew, soups, beans, carrots, corn, pasta, peas, potatoes, spinach)
2–5 Years
3–4 Days
Do not store in pantry
Cereal, cook before eating (oatmeal, etc.)
12 Months
6–12 Months
Cereal, ready–to–eat
6–12 Months
2–3 Months
Chocolate syrup
2 Years
6 Months
Not recommended
Crackers
8 Months
Freeze or refrigerate 3–4 months
1 Month
Fruits, dried
6 Months
1 Months
Garlic, chopped, commercial jars
8-12 Months
Package use-by date
Graham crackers/animal crackers
6-9 Months
Gummy (fruit) snacks
6-9 Months
Marshmallow crème
2-5 Months
1 Month
Marshmallows
1 Year
1 Month
Milk, canned evaporated or condensed
12 Months
Molasses
1-2 Years
6 Months
Mushrooms, dried
1-2 Years
3 Months
Nuts, jars or cans
12 Months
2-9 Months
Peanut butter, commercial
6–24 Months
2–3 Months
Pectin
Use by package date
1 Month
Popcorn, commercially popped in bags
2–3 Months
1–2 Weeks
Popcorn, dry kernels in jar
2 Years
1 Year
Popcorn, microwave packets
6–12 Months
1–2 Days popped
Potato chips
See best-by date; 2 months
1–2 Weeks
Potatoes, instant
10–15 Months
6–12 Months
Pretzels
4–9 Months
3 Weeks
Pudding mixes
12 Months
3–4 Months
Soup mixes, dry bouillon
12 Months
12 Months
Sun dried tomatoes
1 Year
3–6 Months
3–6 Months
Syrup, genuine or real maple
12 Months
6 Months
Not Recommended
Syrup, pancake
12 months
12 Months
12 Months
Toaster pastries
6–12 Months
1–2 Weeks
Vegetarian Proteins
Product Unopened in Pantry Refrigerated Frozen