So, what does that mean? It’s not killed me in 47 years
Bread goes mouldy on the counter top and I don’t like it after it’s been frozen so it also ends up in the bin. Fridge works for the one loaf I buy a month if that. Fresh Rolls eaten the same day are my preference
Staleness is when the formerly gel-like chains of starch return to their crystalline form and give you that dried out, tough texture. It's still okay to eat just not pleasant, although in that state it is perfect for other recipes such as panzanella.