Out of date 1.2kg Strawberry Maximuscle Cyclone expiry 10/2012, Is it safe?!

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  1. Creative666

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    I have just started back at the gym and i noticed i have a 1.2kg tub of cyclone maximusle with an expiry date of October 2012 sat on my shelf that i know i used only one scoop of then forgot about it. Is this safe to use or not??!
     
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    No , whey protein is a dairy product .
     
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    good point, bin it is then!
     
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    But it's a dried dairy product. If you're thinking were correct then, once opened, any tub of protein powder would go 'off' before you've used it.

    @Creative666...just try a scoop with water. Mix it and taste it. If it tastes okay then it's fine.

    I've left tubs of opened protein powder for months and used it. I bought a few tubs of different flavours once. The flavour I thought I'd like I used first and it wasn't nice. So I left it whilst I got through the others and then finally used it.
     
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    The OP has stated he opened it , left and it's now 10 months past it's sell by date

    By all means use it then silly me
     
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    Hmmm now im not sure if i should try it or not!
     
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    I wasn't saying you were silly... just giving my thoughts based on my experience. As I said, I've opened tubs of whey protein and left them for roughly the same time and they've been fine.

    'Sell-by' dates often don't mean a thing and are just 'insurance' for food manufacturers.

    What about powdered, dairy-based coffee creamer? That doesn't go 'off.'

    I'm just trying to save the OP a few quid as what's the point in throwing it away if it's okay? All he needs to do is mix a scoop and taste it. If it tastes okay then it really is okay.
     
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    Sorry I was having a moment ,

    Personally if it doesn't give you an upset stomach or a bit of wind , or any benefits such as protein synthesis is negated by the fact it's past it's best then i would be surprised

    On the other hand it is maximuscle so it's likely the above is still appropriate while it's still in its sell by date :)
     
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    Just had a scoop full.. ill let you know how it goes!!!
     
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    It's a protein shake. I thought the whole idea of them was to give you all of those effects..
     
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    Day 1 has been completed without vomiting or a blow out after my first scoop earlier on, so i think ill carry on with the rest of the tub. Thanks for your input people :)
     
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    Glad to hear you're okay:smashin:
     
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    was the date a use by, or a best before date?
     
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    Best before
     
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    should be fine if its a best before
     
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    yeah, should be ok...tho, not sure I'd drink haha...but I'm anal like that... :)

    give it a smell...but you've tried it and it seems ok, so go ahead... !
     
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    End of day 2 and i feel fine, money saved job done!
     

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