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Old 12-15-2008, 02:53 PM
xanthous xanthous is offline
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Vacuum-sealed chicken left out too long. Bad?

I put frozen vacuum-sealed chicken breasts into a sink full of cold water to defrost, and kinda forgot about them. 2.5 hours later, I pulled them out—the water still felt cold, but the breasts were a bit less than cold. I put them into the fridge immediately (our fridge temp is set within the safe zone 35°-40°)

Are they OK, IYHO?
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Old 12-15-2008, 02:59 PM
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IANAD, and I have terrible food hygiene.

Personally I would probably still cook them and eat them. But that's me. I'm not saying you should do it
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Old 12-15-2008, 03:03 PM
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Yes, no problems. You didn't even break the seal on the bag so you're extra OK.
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Old 12-15-2008, 03:11 PM
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I am very bad about food and I wouldn't think twice about your scenario. I'd serve it to anyone.
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