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  • "I noticed all this but most of all I noticed the quiet; the quiet of a world free from flying machines, traffic and large cities. The industrial age had only just begun; the planet had reached its Best Before date."

    - Jasper Fforde, 'The Eyre Affair'.

    October 27, 2008

  • Not the same thing as 'expiry date'!

    October 27, 2008

  • Here in New York I can read In New York, sell by... What the...?

    October 27, 2008

  • Probably something to do with specific state laws, Pro, rather than federal laws. Sometimes state food and drug laws are more strict.

    October 28, 2008

  • "After that date, sell to Pennsylvanians".

    October 28, 2008

  • Yeah, New York's laws are probably more progressive than those of most other states.

    October 28, 2008

  • I don't know how it is currently, but PA used to have one of the most stringent state importation regulations for agricultural products--so you probably couldn't foist that old milk on us, Pro. :-)

    October 29, 2008