Mold is all around us. In the air and on our food, it can make us sick and gross us out, but not all molds are bad. Some can make delicious food and others can save lives. One famous mold, discovered by accident by a sloppy scientist, became the first antibiotic medicine: penicillin.
So, you might think of guinea pigs as pets or research animals, but have you ever thought of them as a food source? Yeah, that’s right. You can eat them! In fact, guinea pigs are a traditional food source for people in the Andes mountains, in the area around Peru and Bolivia.