16 Fascinating Mold Facts

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16 Fascinating Mold Facts

Interesting Facts About Mold

1. Former drug lord lost $2.1 Billion to rats and mold annually.

2. Cinnamon contains cinnamaldehyde, a potent fungicide that inhibits mold growth.

3. Mold at Chernobyl nuclear power plant helps keep astronauts and space workers safe by inhibiting the growth of certain bacteria.

4. Citric acid production now mainly uses black mold instead of lemon juice.

5. Bathroom mold can indicate untreated or unmanaged diabetes.

6. Mold exposure can cause respiratory issues, allergic reactions, and headaches.

7. Aspergillus Oryzae is used to make soy sauce and can also be found in Christmas trees.

8. Mold destroys more wood than floods, fires, and termites combined each year.

9. Mold doesn’t just affect kids and people with weakened immune systems; it can affect anyone.

10. Mold thrives in dark places and doesn’t need light to grow.

11. Fast food remains mold-free due to low moisture content and rich salt content.

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