This is a perfect picture of cross-contamination.  I left a little bit of food on top of the jelly when I was scooping it onto my peanut butter. It blossomed.  Someone else would throw it all out but  I scooped it out and the surrounding jelly, and refrigerated it.  It was not refrigerated prior, thus a perfect habitat for mold. Bon Apetit!

blossom of cross contamination
blossom of cross contamination

The moral of the story is: use clean utensils and refrigerate open bottles of food.

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