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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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Is cooked fish as perishable as raw fish?

I know that leaving raw fish out of the fridge for more than a couple hours makes it totally unsafe to eat. Most cooked meats are okay to pack in a lunchbox and hold at room temperature for the hours ...
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How long can I keep Panna Cotta out of the fridge? [duplicate]

I made Panna Cotta for a party. I don't have a fridge where I'll keep them, so most likely they'll be on a buffet table. I'm afraid of them going bad or becoming liquid (Or something like that) after ...
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Can you Refreeze baked/cooked chicken? How long can it stay in refrigerator after cooked? [duplicate]

. Can you Refreeze bake/cooked chicken? How long is cooked meat good in refrigerator?
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How long can chili be cooked in a crockpot

Chili cooked on stove top, had an emergency and moved it to a crockpot, on warm setting. Is it still ok to eat? It's been in the crockpot 7 days. It was covered and hard to get the lid off. Once the ...
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Are my refrigerated pork chops & onions safe to eat?

I cooked pork chops with onions two days ago and refrigerated the leftovers pretty quickly. I checked it today and there was a lot of congealed fat around and over some of the onions (not submerged ...
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Is it safe to eat cooked chicken that has been out for 4 hours? [duplicate]

When I go to school and bring my lunch I like to have chicken but I go at 7:30 and eat at 11:20. Is it still safe to eat or I should not eat it?
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Beef stew was left cooling on the stove for like six hours [duplicate]

I cooked a pot of beef stew...I slow cook the roast and vegetables until 2am I fell a sleep and woke up around 9am is it safe to eat?
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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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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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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 around ...
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My parents leave cooked chicken overnight and then re-cook it? [duplicate]

My parents regularly cook meat such as chicken by first cooking it by itself, leaving it out for a while, then later cooking it again with sauces and such. This concerns me because the "leaving ...
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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 12:...
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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 crockpot on ...
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Sous vide stopped heating water overnight, is it still safe to eat? [duplicate]

Started some beef short ribs yesterday morning at 185f for 24 hours, went to bed with about 11 hours left on the sous vide but when I woke up this morning the water was only at 133f according to the ...

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