reactive nonmetals

  • Why Does Salt Have an Expiration Date?

    Why Does Salt Have an Expiration Date?

    Salt is an incredibly common ingredient that most of us take for granted. It’s a simple, inorganic (meaning “not carbon based”) molecule comprised of two tiny ions, sodium and chloride, but its ability to flavour and preserve is what makes it valuable — so valuable that it made its way into the word “salary.”