Many times the deadlines are only recommendations of the producers on when the quality of the product will be better, not of when its consumption happens to represent a health risk.

In fact, some foods do not spoil. Some foods can be stored indefinitely, even if there is an expiration date printed on their packaging. Here you can see some examples.

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White vinegar

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Maple syrup

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Honey

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Rice

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Raw beans

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Soluble coffee

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Strong alcohol drinks

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Sugar

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Maize starch

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Salt

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Vanilla extract

Source: SuperInteressante

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