canned soup well beyond expiration date

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  1. KA8RAW

    KA8RAW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Would it be a bad idea to eat soup that is 12 years past expiration date?
    I found a dozen cans of Campbells cream of asparagus soup in my pantry that has a 1997 expiration date. The cans show no signs of damage, and are not puffed out. The soup smells ok.

    Do I toss the bunch out, that is today's one million dollar question?
  2. WB2WIK

    WB2WIK Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Try it, and we'll keep an eye on the Silent Keys column.:p

    I'd toss it, myself.
  3. KC2UGV

    KC2UGV Ham Member QRZ Page

    I'd try it. Gotta be daring.
  4. KC0W

    KC0W Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    You might want to ship it all to WA6MHZ. He won't let it go to waste.........He could pour it on top of his ramen noodles as he drives to work in the Blackwidow Mobile.

    Tom KC0W
  5. WF7A

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    I'd give a call to Campbell's Consumer Hotline to find out, though they may automatically say that anything eaten after its expiration date isn't recommended.

    Find a dog and let it lap it up: if it's dead in the morning then you'll know.
  6. N7RJD

    N7RJD Ham Member QRZ Page

    Go to the store and buy 12 new cans. Then take the 12 old cans and receipt back to the store and ask them why they are selling such old product.

    Ok, don't actually do that, it's just not right. Besides there would be questions if you had the only cans returned plus the label has likely changed since then and would be very noticeable.
  7. KL7AJ

    KL7AJ Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Save them another 12 years and sell them on Ebay. Campbell Soup might be bankrupt by then. :)
  8. N7RJD

    N7RJD Ham Member QRZ Page

    So you're thinking they're going to be Mmm, Mmm Broke?
  9. KC9JWA

    KC9JWA Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hhehe , defintally pitch them it is not safe. Ebay yeah they buy anything.:rolleyes: Wa6mhz hehe your wrong but it is funny top ut it in his ramien soup.:eek: Always try it out on a guinepig.;)
  10. K7MH

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    Man up and suck it down!!
    It's only a can of soup.:rolleyes:
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