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Cinnamon May Prevent MoldCinnamon May Prevent Mold

September 8, 2008

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Cinnamon May Prevent Mold

A study published in the Aug. 12 issue of The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that wax paper made with 6 percent cinnamon oil prolonged freshness for 10 days and inhibited mold-growth by 96 percent in already-tainted bread. Cinnamon-infused wrappers may also be effective in keeping fruits, vegetables and meats fresh.

The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry:New Cinnamon-Based Active Paper Packaging against Rhizopusstolonifer Food Spoilage

The New York Times: Cinnamon Is Key Ingredient in Anti-Mold Wrapper


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