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Why don't breadcrumbs ever get mouldy?

Question

I give breadcrumbs to birds, but was wondering: Why do slices of bread get mouldy but breadcrumbs don’t?
Avril, Enfield

Answer

** Definitive **
Name: Rod, Walthamstow
Qualification: Science teacher
Answer: Breadcrumbs has a larger surface so it dries quicker and without the moisture, mould can’t grow.

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