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How can you tell if your cashew milk has gone bad? If it is past the freshness code on package?

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Yes, it can go bad.

The date on the package is one indication, but it may be a "best by" date and does not guarantee the milk will go bad by then. It doesn't necessarily mean it is guaranteed safe, either, although most stores will give you a refund on product that spoils early.

Look for the following signs (written for almond milk, but cashew milk follows the same rules):

  • the container seems abnormally bloated after opening
  • mold is present
  • any funky or pungent odors
  • the product has curdled or is visibly thick and slimy (observe the consistency when putting)
  • a change in color, as almond milk may appear more yellow when it has spoiled

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Smell it and you’ll know if it’s bad. They say regardless of expiration date, it’s good for one week after opening but I’ve had some 3 weeks after opening and it’s still good so I guess just smell it to see

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