Can I consume a product outside of its best before date? FAQs General Questions Can I consume a product outside of its best before date? A best before date refers to food quality not safety so it is still safe to consume the product after this date. You can read more about this on The Food Standard Agency website. This entry was posted in General Questions on 13th February 2019 by user Nutribuddy Support Post navigationPrevious post: What liquid should I use Nutribuddy Shakes for best results?