1. best-before date (on food); use-by date; expiry date; expiration date
Wikipedia definition
2. Shelf lifeShelf life is the length of time that foods, beverages, pharmaceutical drugs, chemicals, and many other perishable items are given before they are considered unsuitable for sale, use, or consumption. In some regions, a best before, use by or freshness date is required on packaged perishable foods.
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