Cautionary Tale

Daniel Tapper contemplates the use-by date:

“The global population can be divvied into two camps: the cautious and sensible that consign their food to the bin seconds after its use-by date. And the hardy, thrifty, throw-caution-to-the-winders who dare to devour even the hairiest slice of Mighty White – so long as it’s given a fiery blast in the toaster. But who is right?”