Can you take one bottle out of a pack in France?

Is it ok to take and buy one bottle of water from a pack at the supermarket? I see people doing it but feel uncomfortable about doing it myself. Also, if you buy an item and find the use-by date has passed, what should you do with it?  V.S.

Yes, this is acceptable as the Code de la Consommation (article 122-1) says “it is forbidden… to make the sale of a product conditional on having to buy a specific quantity”.

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