While eating spoiled food is no joke, the following link will give you plenty of smiles. Who hasn’t scrunched their face at an iffy piece of cheese, but then hesitated to throw it out?
This short article hits just about every category of iffy food that lurks in your fridge. Read on, then chuck that disgusting meat patty but trim the mold and keep the cheese.
The author’s seven guidelines for when to keep and when to toss will resonate with readers while providing a few chuckles. But of course the bottom line is food safety, and this article will add to your knowledge as to where to draw that line. It follows common sense but also has a few surprising tidbits and solidified some suspicions I have harbored about what is safe and what is not.
- If your food has a high moisture content, then the likelihood bacteria will form is significantly greater
- If you ever have leftovers put them straight into the fridge so as to avoid the “bacteria” zone of within two hours of cooking.
- Chuck food that feels slimy, if you have ANY doubts about a food just throw it away to be safe
“Use your sense of smell, and if something seems suspicious, it’s not worth it. Just throw it away.”