Same reason sour cream has an expiration date, lol
Same with Blue Cheese.
Because there "just right" not overly stale. To insure reliable quality standards are maintained Silly!
i love your questions, hahaha
smart guy here
It is already hard enough to swallow, you want burn/stale/crunch/garlicky/disgusting AND moldy bread for that salad of yours?...
Not for me sir...
I'll stick with my Donuts.
the critical thing is that they are toasted and dried, not stale
it's just that traditionally, for reasons of practicality and frugality, stale bread was used