Eating Snow Is Safe...It's All About The Timing

posted by Mark Manuel - 

Snow Day

Turns out it's perfectly safe to eat snow. But you have to time it right. Researchers in Romania published a study showing that snow is perfectly edible when it's fresh or even 12-hours old. But, scientists at Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania say the white stuff can make you sick if it's two days old. 

Not surprisingly, the colder it is outside the longer the snow will stay fresh and delicious. The lead researcher got the idea for the study after seeing his children eating snow.

I guess they haven't learned about Tide Pods yet...

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