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left lasagne out for 2 hours 45 minutes before refrigerating. Safe to eat? [duplicate]

I made and baked a ground beef lasagne for dinner. After eating I forgot that I left the remaining lasagne out on the worktop. It was covered with foil during the time it was left out. It was still ...
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Help roaster oven quit in the night! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long can cooked food be safely stored at room/warm temperature? I put 2 large pork roasts into my roaster oven to cook overnight for pulled pork today. I started it ...
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Is the smoked ham safe to eat? [duplicate]

I cooked a small boneless smoked ham after wrapping in foil about 2 hours and forgot and left it in the oven for about 12 hours after turning off the oven. Then I put it in fridge. Is it safe to eat? ...
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Sloppy joe mix cooked with hamburger and was left on the counter for 2 hours…should i throw it away? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long can cooked food be safely stored at room/warm temperature? I made a large pot of sloppy joe mix with hamburger in it and after it was cooked put it in my ...
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Food safety after pork loin left in crock pot that was turned off [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long can cooked food be safely stored at room/warm temperature? I cooked about 2lbs of pork loin in the crock pot for 8 hours on low last night. It was on low from ...
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Is counter-thawed zity safe? [duplicate]

I made a ziti and froze it a month ago. I did not bake it. I left it on my counter for 8 hours completely sealed to thaw out. My girlfriend says I cannot cook it and eat it despite the fact that it ...
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How do I know if food left at room temperature is still safe to eat?

If I left food out of the refrigerator for some period of time, is it still safe? If I left it out too long, can I salvage it by cooking it more?
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What do I need to know about temperature and food safety?

What general rules do I need to follow to keep my food safe? How do I know what temperature to cook something to, or whether my food is safe at room temperature?
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Short term storage of bechamel

How far in advance can I make a bechamel sauce before using it without having to cool, refrigerate and reheat. For instance if I'm making a creamed spinach dish for a dinner party can I make the ...
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Is my pork Safe to eat after 3 hours sitting out??

So I put some pulled pork in the crock pot on low for about 5 hours when my boyfriend turned it off without me knowing.. Recipie said 7 hours total on low. So after about 3 hours of it being off we ...
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Are there unnoticable effects of cooked food going bad? [closed]

I've seen and heard the statement that bacteria will create toxins that will remain, despite reheating. (eg How long can cooked food be safely stored at room/warm temperature?) I get all of that, and ...
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Cooked chicken left in crock 7 hours after I turned it off, is it safe to eat? [duplicate]

I put chicken thighs with bbq sauce and onions into a crockpot at 630 p.m, turned it off at 12:30 a.m. Forgot about it until 7:30 this morning. Is it still safe to eat? The internet hasnt given me a ...