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.

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Throw it out.

If you see mold on a cooked casserole, throw it out. The surface mold may be just the tip of the iceberg.

With high moisture foods, mold can send filaments deep within the food, contaminating a larger amount of the food than is apparent to the eye.

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