Eating Moldy Food: When It's OK, When It's Not
Jams and jellies
Throw it out.
Sweet, sugary foodslike salty foodswelcome molds.
"Molds tend to be more adaptable than bacteria in many cases, and can grow in these types of foods that might have ingredients that would be inhibitory to general bacteria growth," says Doyle.
Plus, molds spread more easily through these soft foods.
Next: Firm fruits and veggies