You go and pick up the leftover pizza from last week, and you notice part of it is moldy. If you cut off that part, is it safe to eat it? Anthony gets to the bottom of this extremely pressing question, because pizza is obviously extremely important, and the answer may not be as black and white as you’d might think.
Molds On Foods: Are They Dangerous
“Some molds cause allergic reactions and respiratory problems. And a few molds, in the right conditions, produce ‘mycotoxins,’ poisonous substances that can make people sick.”
Health Check: Is It Safe To Cut Mould Off Food?
“The short answer is that it’s a lot safer than not cutting it off.”
Eating Moldy Food: When It’s OK, When It’s Not
“Moldy food is a fact of life. Even if you do everything right, like refrigerating food promptly, mold can still show up in your favorite fare.”
4 Moldy Foods You Can Eat (Plus Which Foods To Toss)
“When a food in my kitchen appears to have passed its prime, my husband and I often disagree about whether to keep or toss it.”
“A mold or mould is a fungus that grows in the form of multicellular filaments called hyphae.”
“Penicillin is a group of antibiotics derived from Penicillium fungi, including penicillin G, procaine penicillin, benzathine penicillin, and penicillin V.”
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“You can almost taste the last truffle in the box. As you raise it to your lips, your mouth begins to water with anticipation. And then — oops! It slips out of your hand and lands (along with your sweet expectations) on the floor.”
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