IF THERE IS RUST GIVE YOUR MUFFIN TIN A GOOD SOAKING IN VINEGAR TO REMOVE THE RUST.SCRUB IT UP WITH SOAP AND WATER..DRY IT THOUROUGHLY AND DEPENDING ON TIN SURFACE SAY CAST IRON MUFFIN PAN..GVE YOUR PAN A NICE RUB DOWN WITH A SMALL AMOUNT OF OIL TO PREVENT FURTHER RUST..it should not hurt you and for future muffins if you are concened toss in paper muffin cups and prevent the neex to grease an ...
The Effects of Eating From Rusted Utensils. In the many urban legends pertaining to household items, one of the more obscure is the legend that you can get tetanus from ingesting rust from rusting utensils. The idea that even if a utensil is clean, the rust can collect in the body, however, is almost never true. The amount of rust needed to be ingested would be extremely large, or you would ...
I haven't heard of any harmful effects of rust, assuming it's just oxidized iron. It's true that sometimes too much iron in a person's diet can be harmful, but is there any reason to think that's happened to you? Here's a link describing what the Institute of Medicine thinks about iron in the diet:.
I wouldn't imagine rust affects this, but like I say, I'm not an expert. I have a similar dutch oven which is also rusty (ok, very slightly rusty) and my family have survived eating from it. It's worth noting that it is possible, and dangerous, to consume too much iron in the form of iron dietary supplements.
Additionally rust consists of not only iron (III) oxide but also iron (III) hydroxide, but I can't find the LD50 listed for it. Based on iron (III) oxide, it would seem that in order to die half the time from ingesting rust, you'd have to eat 350,000 mg, or about 0.77 pounds.
Rust, on its own, is not harmful to one's health. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, ingesting rust from a water source does not present adverse health effects. Rust also doesn't cause tetanus, but stepping on a rusty nail might when one is not immunized to the disease.
A barbecue grill is subject to all sorts of abuse: high temperatures and grease splatters while cooking, and constant exposure to the elements if left outdoors, unprotected. As such, a grill may rust.
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The rust on the grill of a barbecue or smoker poses only the slightest of risks, if any. You are unlikely to sustain a deep puncture wound with its attendant risk of tetanus, as you could from a projecting item, such as a rusty nail. And iron oxide from the rust that transfers to grilled food is harmless in small quantities.
I would not eat tuna from cans with rust on them because I do not like the taste of rust and believe that would be harmful and a excellent indicator that the tuna is expired and needs to be ...