You meet someone while on vacation. Sparks fly. You know you’re not going to date forever, but you want to enjoy the time you have together: This is an example of expiration dating. In theory, it sounds pretty good — you both enter a consensual relationship knowing that it won’t last. But is it always…
Expiration dates are meaningless, but there is still a feeling of unease that can come with munching down on a snack whose packaging claims it expired weeks or months ago. That’s why it’s helpful to know which foods are especially fine to consume post-expiration date — and which ones you actually should not.