Eating Peanut Butter?

 
Yes, even eating peanut butter can be a risky activity! Certain molds and microorganisms can grow in peanut butter that may be fatal to consumers, if enough is eaten. Other people are allergic to peanut butter. How risky is eating four tablespoons of peanut butter a day?

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Authors: Bill Britton, Mohr Elementary School, Pleasanton; Diana Fong-Wedgwood, Edison Elementary School; Tim Perrotta, Cesar Chavez Middle School, and Steven Smith, Edison Elementary School.
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