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Every prepper has a portion of their food in the canned variety. That is because canned foods are made to sit on the shelf. They are built for the stockpile. These canned foods have a tremendous shelf life and there are always arguments about just how long food can sit on the shelf. One of the best ways to determine this is based on the acidity of the contents. You can always get more life out of a can if the contents aren’t acidic.
There are many other methods to tell when your canned foods are going bad. This is a great article about just that. If you have a canned foods stockpile, be sure that you check this article out. Its a great look at what can be done with a number of things that edible and store well.