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What should I do if after eating some cornbread, I realized

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What should I do if after eating some cornbread, I realized the cornmeal could have been old? I am seeing some black spots in parts of it.
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a few dark spots or dark brown bits in corn meal does not mean it is spoiled.

I would not stress about it.

you should not vomit the cornbread up

I would just make sure you have some pepto bismal or immodium in the house IF you get diarrhea which you might not get.

you might be completely normal.

did you make the corn bread yourself?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I did. But I did not notice the black spots (other than the normal small ones that are sometimes in corn meal) until after we were eating it.


I would not stress.

it might not be mold

I would not eat any more.

do not stress about it. worrying more about it won't help and if you continue to worry, this can cause nervous stomach and diarrhea as well

just make sure you have some dairrhea medication in your house in case you get diarrhea.

most likely you will not get diarrhea.

there is nothing you can eat or drink to counteract anything.

try not to stress.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you!!

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