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I threw out some strawberries that my housekeeper cut the mold from. Did I do the right thing?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Probably

When in doubt, throw it out! better safe than sorry and so many other appropriate aphorisms apply here!

In brief: Probably

When in doubt, throw it out! better safe than sorry and so many other appropriate aphorisms apply here!
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Maybe, maybe not

For some people, seeing any sign of spoilage on fruits is reason-enough to toss them. However, if you cut off the moldy parts and thoroughly wash it, there should be no problem with eating the unaffected parts of the fruit.

In brief: Maybe, maybe not

For some people, seeing any sign of spoilage on fruits is reason-enough to toss them. However, if you cut off the moldy parts and thoroughly wash it, there should be no problem with eating the unaffected parts of the fruit.
David Miller
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