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Grapefruit juice fermented in my fridge. Still okay to drink?

I bought some juice from trader joes a little over a week ago and now the juice has some fizziness to it. I'm assuming this is from natural fermentation. It taste and looks fine. Should I drink it?

asked by emartinez3 over 4 years ago

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Susan W
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added over 4 years ago

Fermentation requires yeast. A week doesn't seem long enough to start the sugar to alcohol process. That actually can make you sick. I would take it back. What is the expiration date?

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Anri Magerman
added almost 2 years ago

My grapefruit juice expires in exactly four days. It does, however, have a sour smell and fizziness to it. At the bottom of the bottle, it has a bit of milkiness to it. It tastes normal when I drink it, except of course the fizz that comes along with it. Should I just toss it away?

ATG117
added over 4 years ago

No.

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ChefJune
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added over 4 years ago

I wouldn't drink it.

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bigpan
added over 4 years ago

Why bother trying to save a dollar versus half a day/night in the bathroom !

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