Whether it's over a cup of tea or a glass of wine, the fragrant roasted peanuts on the table are delicious enough, but when some people think of roasted peanuts, they think of aflatoxin. Don't worry, as long as you have the right idea, you won't have this trouble!
We should know, aflatoxin loves the environment of high temperature humidity very much, want to be in only so after bake earthnut to harvest sufficient insolation, the humidity that lets take shell-baked earthnut is reduced, safety is improved a lot of, generally speaking, take shell-baked earthnut to be able to be saved as long as 8 months at room temperature as long as.
However, if our concept of preservation is not correct, there will still be risks, so we are here to provide a few tips, let you stay away from the threat.
1.Buy roasted peanuts with shells: roasted peanuts with shells have the lowest risk, because they are not only wrapped in shells, but also can be easily detected to be spoiled.
2.Choose small packages: some people buy large packages at a time to save money, which is a little dangerous, because if there is no suitable storage environment, roasted peanuts are easy to moldy, or choose small packages of roasted peanuts, after opening fast eat.
3.Sealed and kept at a low temperature: if you can't finish, remember to seal the roasted peanuts in a crisper or a sandwich bag and store in the fridge. In addition to the low temperature that is detrimental to the growth of aflatoxin, the fat-rich roasted peanuts are also prone to oil deterioration due to the high temperature, so the refrigerator is definitely the best place to keep them.
4.Don't eat them beyond their shelf life: roasted peanuts that have been in storage for too long are prone to oil deterioration, especially if they smell greasy.
5.Don't be reluctant to throw away the whole bag: if you find moldy in the middle of eating, please don't be reluctant to throw away the whole bag. Never let the petty gain of the moment, the mistake of their own health.
Just follow these 5 tips and you won't have to worry about the aflatoxin threat to your health and that of your family.