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as the carrots felt slimy but the sliminess took some effort to scrub off they actually had two problems: one being slime from early decomposition as having been prepared before bagging they had lost their outer protective layer and the sugary carrot surface is an excellent medium for bacteria to feed on, two the carrot is a very fibrous root and the ...


Even though the surface may be wet, that white stuff is dehydration. It's the cells that are drying on the inside, not the surface of the carrot. It's referred to as "blushing", and it is harmless. Baby carrots are adult carrots that have been cut and polished. That polishing removes the very outer surface, making the baby carrots more susceptible to ...

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