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"Best by" or "Best Before" usually applies to something that's going to go off in a yucky but not dangerous way. Sour Cream is a good example...It's already off. Off is what you're paying for. It's not going to get more off in a way that doesn't include some pretty disgusting looking mold. Ketchup. It's good for about two years unrefrigerated...You'll know ...
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