Cracked Explains the Truth Behind Food Expiration Dates and Why They Are Essentially Meaningless

Cracked explains the truth behind food expiration dates and why they are essentially meaningless. The dates are put in place by the food manufacturers with no clear rules or guidelines, so they can often be misleading or confusing.

In the video, host Carmen gives a brief history of the dates and some possible ways to improve the system to make it more useful.