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4 moldy foods you can eat (plus which foods to toss)

By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., May 18, 2012 - 11:10am

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Brierley asks: Do you use or toss moldy food items?


Maybe I am lucky to be surviving. I have always eaten moldy cheese. Isn't blue cheese that color because of mold? Anyhow that's my story, and I'm sticking to it.

I would like to see inputs from anybody who got sick from moldy cheese. Let's hear from you if you have?

Have a great day, regards from Cheesy bob


06/04/2014 - 9:40pm

If you can eat the "food" they serve at McDonalds you can handle a little mold on your strawberries.


05/16/2014 - 4:03pm

Not always


04/16/2014 - 2:47pm

Cheesecake? My six year old accidently ate a half a piece of moldy cheesecake at a local restaurant befor I saw it. Should I be worried about her getting sick?


12/03/2013 - 8:34pm

Have researched a little and agree with your notes. Been a tad like your husband in the past but now willing to err on the side of safety. The real goal is to not let food be around long enough to get moldy in the first place.


11/17/2013 - 5:14pm

That is nasty


11/15/2013 - 12:12am

i eat moldy cheese , hotdogs, noodles, and any other food without mold


11/02/2013 - 10:33pm

Sometimes. I like to save food when i can. I've cut off moldy parts on tomatoes and eaten them. I've also accidentally eaten bread with mold on it .. it has the taste of what dirt smells like or what it smells like if you dig up a colony of red ants. I'm really not sure if it's caused me to get sick at least stomach sick.


10/13/2013 - 12:50pm

I tried some moldy shredded mozzarella and it tasted like blue cheese. I did not get sick or have any ill feelings at all. I guess I won't be doing that anymore.


10/09/2013 - 4:34pm

I scrubbed a bag of mildewed carrots


10/04/2013 - 5:14pm

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