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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?


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

i don't know.....i want to eat some moldy foods......


09/28/2013 - 8:54pm

I am 75 years old and grew up in a home where my Mom chopped off the bread mold until she found where it ended, then served us the rest. I have used this process my entire life and never gotten ill from it. Is removing the moldy area and eating the rest totally wrong?


09/07/2013 - 2:43pm

I enjoyed the reading and knowledge that i received about mold. It was really an eye-opener, i tend to throw away foods, veggies, etc. that has mold on them. The reason being that's how i was taught and i would, like to think that alot of others would do the same but as i got older, I ve learned that for some people that has an illness,sickness etc. that eating molded cheeses,breads,meats,veggies etc are helpful and HEALTHY to a certain extent for that person.


07/28/2013 - 9:07pm

I know of someone that ate a chicken leg off of a cooked rotisserie chicken, thing is that the chicken had been in the refridgerator for three months and there was mold on the other side of the chicken .....the house had been empty that long and the chicken had been a left over....I am worried about them getting worms or severly sick by this has been 2 days now and they seem fine but I still worry......what should I do?? Please help email please email


07/20/2013 - 9:26pm

Usually I toss it. Some times when it's a fruit with hard cover and is not fulll of fungi, I just cut the cover and a little more.


07/18/2013 - 2:25pm

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