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Old 03-21-2019, 07:36 PM
Yllaria is offline
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Originally Posted by RealityChuck View Post
I'm guessing plastic bags and preservatives helped keep bread from getting stake, so they were no longer a necessity.
I agree. Back when my Grandma had one, bread came in waxed paper. Between the waxed paper and the box, it stayed fairly fresh.

Of course if you go back far enough, it was to keep people away from the bread.