If You Have These Everyday Items At Home, Throw Them In The Trash Right Now

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While very few items last forever, not everything poses an inherent danger after it expires. These everyday items, however, could have serious consequences if left unchecked – from spreading harmful bacteria to even endangering lives. If you’ve got any of them lying around your home, then, you’ll want to make sure to dispose of them as swiftly as possible.

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20. Pancake mix

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If you’ve been buying pancake mix in bulk, you might want to check it carefully before cooking up your next batch. That’s because it could actually be toxic – at least in the right circumstances. Indeed, pancake mix can attract mold, which can be deadly to people with allergies to the spores. And it doesn’t even need to have expired.

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