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We just made nachos with shredded cheddar and monetary jack

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We just made nachos with shredded cheddar and monetary jack cheese (Kraft brand in a bag). We melted the cheese on the nacho chips in microwave for 30 seconds. After we ate it I went to make another batch and some of the cheese at bottom of bag had green mold on it. Are we in danger of getting sick?

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Good news!

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You will be fine. Eating a little bit of mold that grows on cheese will not hurt you at all.

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There are actually some types of cheese where the "mold" on the outside is part of the flavor.

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My pleasure. Enjoy your nachos :)

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