Author Topic: Out of date Rego Recovery?  (Read 1771 times)

Valiant

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Out of date Rego Recovery?
« on: September 08, 2009, 05:03:33 pm »
At the back of the office cupboard I have found my old bottles of powdered Rego Recovery drink. It expired in Feb 2008.

It smells ok...

Did it actually expire? I would have thought that powdered stuff lasted yonks like tins foods?
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hellymedic

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Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2009, 05:45:17 pm »
Dunno about Rego Recovery.
David has recently used my 10 years out-of-date Isostar and is alive and well...

andygates

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Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2009, 05:52:20 pm »
I'd be happy with it.  I have some supps from 2005 ;)
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Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2009, 10:51:21 pm »
Isostar is just sugars and minerals and Rego is made from dairy products... but I always think expiry dates err well on the side of caution. As long as there's nothing growing in there I'd give it a go.

Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2009, 11:27:13 pm »
It'll be fine.  If it's dry there should be little or no degradation of any note.  Most likely effect will be a loss or slight dulling of the flavour.  It certainly won't harm you.

Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2009, 04:40:30 pm »
There are legal maximum shelf lives for food products, and the manufacturers cannot exceed them. Why otherwise would a tinned product have a shelf life of 2 year when it's evident that it would last a lot longer. Possibly decades longer!

It's fine  ;)
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Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2009, 02:42:40 pm »
Isostar is just sugars and minerals and Rego is made from dairy products..

No it isn't.

it is made from Soy protein (vegan friendly)

I wouldn't trust it. Protein grows nasty stuff.

If unopened, I think you could chance it.
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Rhys W

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Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2009, 04:45:17 pm »
You're right (just been down to the kitchen to check...) I always thought the protein in these things was whey protein - I must have been thinking about something else.

Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2009, 06:46:26 pm »
I'd be happy with it.  I have some supps from 2005 ;)
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Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2009, 06:54:00 pm »
This thread gives me fresh hope that my collection of 'Best before May 2008' Go Gel sachets will one day perform the service for which they were created.

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Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #10 on: September 13, 2009, 09:41:52 pm »
I had some out of date Rego a few weeks back and while it didn't actually make me ill I couldn't drink it. It wouldn't mix properly in the water, just stayed as horrible lumps. Binned the lot of it.
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Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #11 on: September 13, 2009, 09:48:42 pm »
If there is any chance its been able to absorb any moisture, I wouldn't touch it.  Once you mix say, the strawberry Rego, its a nice pinkish colour.  Leave it a few hours, especially out of the fridge and goes a horrible grey.  Yuk.

Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2009, 06:57:28 pm »
I've recently polished off some 2008 vintage PSP22.  And lived. No problems.

Re: Out of date Rego Recovery?
« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2009, 08:38:04 pm »
I used a 10 year out of date bovril cube last night.















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