It is not always necessary to immediately throw away the expired food. It is very important to read and understand the label and store the food correctly.
Opening the fridge, how many times we realized that the expiry date of a packaged food had passed by and so we wondered if we could eat it anyway? Actually, as all experts confirm, often the expiry date shown on the products packaging is only a commodity issue, so at most the food can lose certain taste characteristics but it is not always necessary to immediately throw away the expired food. Obviously a lot depends on the type of food and how it has been stored, so in most cases just accurately read the label and pay attention when you open the product to check it.
As already said, then the first thing to look for is the caption about expiry date on the packaging. If it is reported just the expiry date, it is better not to eat the product after this date, on the contrary if it is written "to be consumed preferably within", it is widely probable that the food is still perfectly good to eat. Obviously it should preferred to eat specific products such as dry ones, which show no signs of degradation and which have been well preserved, while the so-called fresh foods should be avoided (if expired).
Dan Cluderay, expert on the subject and Approved Food website owner (where expired food is sold at a discounted price), tried to give some advice. According to some key features, this website has compiled a sort of ten foods rank that can be eaten without problems after the expiry date: