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Decide my fate

rh71

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Double cheeseburger left out overnight in ~65F room temperature. If I microwave it for lunch, will I be suffering illness thereafter?
 
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herm0016

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would not eat.


this guys content will make you never eat left out food again.

if you eat it, can I have the x5?
 
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rh71

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would not eat.


this guys content will make you never eat left out food again.
I'll definitely watch that after my lunch is done.

I have eaten week+ old refrigerated lasagna with no issues, but undoubtedly risky.
 

Iron Woode

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seriously, don't eat it. The risk are too great. Buy another burger or order some pizza.
 

Mai72

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Eat it. That's good food gone to waste.

Decide my fate boys:

4 day old protein shake left out. Half gone. Had banana, peanut butter, protein powder and milk.

Bottoms up? :D
 
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MrSquished

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Eat it. You won't even need the vaccine to be Covid proof.

But seriously. It'll be fine. Just overnight, processed burger, all good.
 

Muadib

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I agree with DAPUNISHER. This thread delivered!
I would eat the burger. I've eaten many burgers that were left out by my wife. Some of them even had mayonnaise.:p
 
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ultimatebob

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I would totally eat that burger, and then wash it down with a shot of RumChata. Unemployedwineguy says that it's a must try:

 
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Captante

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The USDA says if you leave a cooked burger out for two hours, you should throw it away. But I think they're lying so go ahead and eat it.

I would be dead 50x over if this was accurate.... more like a worst-case.

Every time I've gotten sick from food its either been from something stored in the fridge for too long or cross-contamination.
 
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