How long can I keep protein powder after opening?

CAN expired protein powder hurt you?

Yes, out of date protein powder is safe to use. Since protein powder is such a dry substance there is very little risk of bacterial growth. This is applicable to both whey protein and casein protein. If the protein has been opened its recommended you consume it six to eight months after the expiry date.

How long can I keep protein powder after opening?

Pantry Protein Powder (Closed)Best by + 6 9 months Protein Powder (Opened)Best by + 3 6 months

How do I know if my whey protein is expired?

On the bottom or side of protein tubs you’ll find ink jet printing listing a manufacture date, expiration date and batch code. Powdered products have a 2-year shelf life, so the dates should be 2 years apart. On bottles of capsules, tablets and soft gels, the dates and batch code are printed on the side in white.

Can you use expired whey protein?

Whey protein is safe to consume once it has passed its expiry date, although the exact amount of time is unclear, and I wouldn’t advise consuming it after a few months past its expiry date. It’s important to be aware that it should be kept in an air-tight container, says Hope.

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