These Household Items Can Become Dangerous Once They Go Bad

Boxed Wine Doesn’t Last As Long As Bottled

If you prefer your wine out of boxes, then this is for you. Wine does improve with age, but you can’t say the same about the packaged or boxed version. If it’s in a box, then it has an expiration date, usually six to eight months after purchase.

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While most boxes don’t pose a threat because of the polyethylene, others contain Bisphenol (BPA). That’s a chemical which could lead to fertility problems and heart disease.