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Moscow Mule Mugs Pose Health Risk

09 August 2017, 07:20 | Todd Saunders

Enjoy but make sure the interior of the mug isn't copper

Enjoy but make sure the interior of the mug isn't copper

According to the state's alcoholic beverage division, the vodka-ginger beer-lime mixture can not be served in a solid copper mug.

The traditional Moscow mule consists of vodka, ginger beer and lime juice, which, according to officials, comes in "well below 6.0".

The state health officials concluded that using the signature mug for alcoholic beverages - or any food or liquid with a pH balance of below 6 - could result in food poisoning or copper poisoning, which can cause diarrhea, vomiting, and jaundice.

Fortunately for Moscow mule enthusiasts - there is a way to indulge in the beverage with the unique copper cup. Examples of these acidic foods include fruit juice, wine, vinegar - and Moscow Mules. Solution? A mug with a copper exterior is fine, but make sure the interior is made of stainless steel, nickel, or some other alternative.

"High concentrations of copper are poisonous and have caused foodborne illness".

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Copper is commonly used for kitchenware like pots and pans, but it can be unsafe. In general, the law prohibits copper from coming in direct contact with foods that have a pH level below six.

The new warning was issued as the Mule becomes increasingly popularly in social media with users posting photos of the cocktail in attractive mugs online.

Right now, the use of copper mugs is only limited in a few states, including Iowa and Wisconsin.

This means that copper mugs that have a copper interior may not be used with this beverage.

Over time, copper exposure can damage liver and kidneys.



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