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Can you become sick from eating moldy bread?


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2016-11-19 01:45:11
2016-11-19 01:45:11

Depends on the mold.

  • blue and green mold is usually safe
  • black mold is dangerous
  • white mold is usually dangerous

Yes, moldy bread has multiple toxins and other unhealthy things due to the mold growth. If you see any mold in a bread, it should be thrown out immediately.

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