Is It Safe To Eat Moldy Bread?
April 21, 2017
For food safety experts, the answer is clear: Moldy bread is bad news.
“We don’t recommend cutting mold off of bread, because it’s a soft food,” says Marianne Gravely, a senior technical information specialist for the United States Department of Agriculture. “With soft food, it’s very easy for the roots [of the mold], or the tentacles, or whatever creepy word you want to use, to penetrate” deeper into the food.