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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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Yogurt and sour cream

Throw it out.

Soft foods like yogurt and sour cream are among the easiest foods for molds to spread throughout.

A small mold spot in a “semi-moisture or liquid product could more easily diffuse [toxins] into the product,” says Doyle.

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