DON’T BELIVE EVERYTHING YOU READ

Rick Rock
January 26, 2022

According to Readers Digest, the color of the twist tie or plastic tag on your bread can tell you how fresh your loaf is. Blue means it was baked on Monday. Green is Tuesday. Red is Thursday. White is Friday. And yellow means it was baked on Saturday. (Bakers usually take Wednesday and Sunday off. So, there are only five colors.)

Source: Reader’s Digest magazine, 3/1/22

Not quite right. Yes, bread companies use color codes, but the colors vary for each company. Blues could mean Monday for one company, but blue could be Tuesday for a different company. If you want to know how fresh the bread is look at the date stamped on the bag. And take from the back row for the freshest

Aired Tuesday 3-15-2022 in the 10:00am hour on The Mid-Day Show with Rick Rock. WIBBAGE 94.3
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