Is it safe to eat bread that's a day old?

I'm overly cautious and take food expiration dates seriously, and bread is no exception. But I'm curious if day old bread okay to eat? As long as there's no mold on it, it should be safe, right? (The bread is still in its original package).

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Emily K. May 11, 2021
Yes! As long as your bread looks and smells fresh, it should be totally safe to eat. It's true that bread doesn't stay fresh for a lifetime, but the way you store it can help—we published an article on just this:
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