Like most people, you probably reach around to the back of the market's dairy case for the freshest milk, and sort through the meat packages to pick the pork chops with the latest date.
At home, you might even toss out the yogurt or eggs if the date on the carton has passed.
The milk with next month's date may not be fresher than the carton with next week's date.
And if you decide what to eat based strictly on the package dates, you probably waste a lot of money.
The Dating Game is an ABC television show that first aired on December 20, 1965 and was the first of many shows created and packaged by Chuck Barris from the 1960s through the 1980s.