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MILK, ULTRA-HIGH-TEMPERATURE (UHT), SOLD UNREFRIGERATED — OPENED

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7-10 days

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  • How long does shelf-stable, ultra-high temperature (UHT) milk last once opened? The precise answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep opened shelf-stable UHT milk (UHT milk that has been sold unrefrigerated) refrigerated and tightly closed.
  • To maximize the shelf of opened shelf-stable UHT milk, do not store it on the fridge door, as the temperature is too warm - the opened shelf-stable UHT milk will last longer when stored in the main body of the refrigerator, in its original package.
  • How long does opened shelf-stable UHT milk last in the refrigerator? Shelf-stable UHT milk that has been continuously refrigerated will keep for about 7 to 10 days after opening.
  • How can you tell if opened shelf-stable UHT milk is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the shelf-stable UHT milk: if the shelf-stable UHT milk develops an off odor, flavor or appearance it should be discarded.

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