Can poppy seeds stored in the freezer become rancid?

Answer Poppy seeds can become rancid, even when stored in a freezer. Oxidation causes rancidification, which, while slowed by freezing and vacuum packaging, takes place in any food with a high oil content... Read More »

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Does unopened walnut oil become rancid stored in a cabinet?

Unopened walnut oil can become rancid when stored in a cabinet. Unopened walnut oil lasts for about three years. Opened walnut oil should be stored in the refrigerator where it lasts for about a ye... Read More »

Are poppy seeds from poppy flowers?

Poppy seeds come from the opium poppy, which also produces opium and is used to make opiate medications such as codeine and morphine. Often used in muffins, buns, and other baked goods, poppy seeds... Read More »

Do poppy seeds contain THC?

No, poppy seeds do not contain the chemical THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, that is common to cannabis plants. However, eating even a small amount of poppy seeds, for instance in a muffin or on a bag... Read More »

Where do poppy seeds come from?

Poppy seeds come from poppy flowers. A few varieties of poppy flowers grow opium seeds, but it is illegal to grow these in the United States. The Dutch poppy flower is the flower that produces most... Read More »