Eating out of date yogurt or expired cornmeal, chips or chocolate, is not always related to the risk of food-poisoning or foodborne illness. The dates simply indicate freshness, and are used by manufacturers to convey when the product is at its peak. That means the food does not expire in the sense of becoming unsuitable for eating. Expiration dates tell us when food tastes best, not when it is not safe. Therefore, it is important to know what expiration dates on food items/drinks really mean. This video will surprise you.