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Is it OK to eat dark red strawberries?

Bad strawberries are ones that are mushy, damaged, leaking juice, shriveled or moldy. When shopping for strawberries, choose those that have a bright, even, red color, a fresh aroma and an intact, healthy, green cap. Moldy strawberries or overripe strawberries should always be avoided.

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Simply so, are bruised strawberries okay to eat?

If your bruised fruit has so much fungal activity that you can see or smell it, don't eat it. In addition to bruised areas, you should check the area around the fruit's stem for mold, which is an entry point for opportunistic microbes. Food safety experts have a saying: If in doubt, throw it out.

Beside above, are big strawberries safe to eat? Recently, there are extraordinarily large and red strawberries on the market which are well received by customers. But such strawberries are dangerous to our health. If consumers eat the chemicals by accident, their kidneys could not work as usual. In fact, some strawberries are born to be big.

Simply so, how do you know when strawberries are bad?

Although not a perfect test, your senses are usually the most reliable instruments to tell if your strawberries have gone bad. Some common traits of bad strawberries are a mushy, soft texture and some discoloration and bruising and then mold will start to appear.

Are strawberries dangerous to eat?

While strawberries are a healthful addition to any diet, people looking to eat them should do so in moderation. Fruits typically are high in sugar despite their nutritional benefits, and strawberries contain 8.12 mg of sugars per cup. There is also a risk that strawberries may contain pesticide residue.

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