The FDA does not require companies to put expiration dates on any foods.
Food and Drug Administration?
If there is an expiration date on canned food, it will generally be on one of the can ends. Sometimes you might find it on the label. Not all canning companies will put an expiration date on their products.
That really depends who the regulating authority is. Expiration dates are not required on all food products in the United States.
Manufacturers differ on where they place expiration dates. You can find this information on most food manufacturer's websites.
yes, usually a product is good for a few days AFTER its expiration date. an expiration date is usually just a guideline for how long to keep food for and is just a way that companies try to avoid being sued for food poisoning.
Many foods are not required to have "best by" or "expiration" dates. That would depend upon the laws that apply to the food. Many companies utilize such dates because it is good for business and the consumers demand it.
If you find the words "expires on 7-13-2015" on a Boost product. then that is the expiration date. Expiration dates on food products are important, because if you consume the food after the expiration date, then you have a greater chance of getting sick.
Make sure all FDA codes are followed including sanitation tempertures, code dates of original manufacturing dates, and expiration dates.