About DoesItGoBad.com

DoesItGoBad.com is a site dedicated to helping people understand food shelf life and spoilage. It was established in 2012 and since then has helped over 6 million people with their questions related to shelf life, storage practices, and spoilage signs of various food products.

About the Author

Marcin Skrzypiec is the founder and editor of DoesItGoBad.com, where he leverages his research and information distillation skills to compile data on food safety and proper storage methods. With over a decade of experience, Marcin has become proficient in providing practical information on the shelf life and spoilage of various food products.

In addition to publishing DoesItGoBad.com, Marcin is an avid cook who shares some of his favorite recipes on DefinitelyNotAChef.com.

Marcin’s expertise in food storage is complemented by his background in computer science and web development. He earned his BSc in 2010 and Master’s degree in 2012, both in Computer Science from the Silesian University of Technology in Poland, and has worked as a web developer for almost a decade. This unique skillset has enabled him to effectively present complex information in an accessible and user-friendly way on his websites.

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Marcin, his camera, and photo setup


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How Can DoesItGoBad.com Help You?

Looking for reliable information on the shelf life, storage, and spoilage of various foods? Look no further than DoesItGoBad.com!

Our library of over 400 articles compiles research from trusted sources such as universities’ sites and everyday experience of buying and storing these products.

Our goal is to provide you with helpful and easy to understand information on these important topics. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or just need a refresher on the basics, our articles can help.

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Kombucha: bubbles and sediment near the surface. At first, I wasn’t sure if it was okay. Turns out it’s perfectly normal.

While we strive to provide accurate information, ultimately, you’re the one who has to make the call on whether a food product is safe to eat. Your experience may differ based on your unique storage conditions and the specific product you’re using.

What sets DoesItGoBad.com apart from other websites?

We offer custom photos in many of our articles, so you can see exactly what the product looks like and how it should be stored. We also focus solely on food-related topics and provide practical advice that anyone can put into practice. No 500-word intros filled with random life stories or history of the product.

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Shooting photos for my article on string cheese

So whether you’re curious about the shelf life of your favorite snack or need to know how to properly store your produce, DoesItGoBad.com has you covered!


If you want to contact the author of the site, use the form on the Contact page, or you can send an email to marcin {at} doesitgobad {dot} com. The first option should get you a quicker response, though.