You may don’t know this, but kitchen actually has many of ticking time bombs that damage health. Like for example potatoes, many people think that potatoes don’t have an expiration date, and they are wrong about that. Bad potatoes can produce a toxin that keeps pests away, but this toxin can also harm humans. If your potatoes start turning green, throw them away. Otherwise, they could affect your nervous system.
In addition, if you notice a mold on your bread, do not just scrape off the mold, but throw the bread away immediately. What we are trying to say is that eating a moldy bread can cause you stomach problems, and it some cases it can even lead to serious health problems, such as cancer.
Eating bad eggs is the big risk of getting an upset stomach or even salmonella. It is bad when the egg white and yolk aren’t really separated.
There is a trick that can help you determine if the egg is good or not. Namely, when the egg white and the yolk are not really separated, that means that the egg is not good and you should throw it away.
Canned goods can spoil if the expiration date has passed. Please don’t take the risk if you see the can bent or swollen. Toss it because expired canned goods sometimes may carry botulism.
A wilted cucumber doesn’t seem much of a health threat. However, a ‘teary’ one does as the liquid is, in fact, a chemical of decomposition that can damage your intestinal lining.
You should know that dry spices also have an expiration date. Therefore, you need to check them from time to time and if find dust on your herbs, you must throw them away immediately, because they might be infected by insects.
Next time you consume popcorn or granola, smells them first. If they smell wrong, then you must not eat them. What you need to do is believe your nose and throw them away. Namely, smelly dry goods might be decomposing and they will definitely cause you a stomach ache.
Spice cabinets are most common places for spoiled goods so take a few hours to sort through and toss out the dangerous items.
Last, but not least, ask yourself when was the last time you gave your spice cabinets a clean? This place is actually the most common place for spoiled goods. You must take a couple of hours of your free time every week and clean your spice cabinet. Namely, you need to sort through your pantry and throw out all the dangerous items. Belief us, you will be happy that you did that.