I left bacon in the trunk of my car overnight. Safe to eat?

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  1. J0hnny

    J0hnny Platinum Member

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    I left bacon in the trunk of my car overnight. It was a warm humid night (~87 degrees in Texas)

    Is it safe to eat? The package is airtight and the meat didn't change color at all.

    I decided to cook it and eat it anyway. Too good to pass up!
     
  2. Chryso

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    Yes, it is safe but don't cook it first.
     
  3. lokiju

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    If the packages wasn't opened, smoked meat is pretty resistant to spoiling. It should have been OK unless it was really warm in your trunk.
     
  5. Goosemaster

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    someone really need to do a

    "i left a dead body in my trunk last night:


    is it still safe to ......"



    :laugh:
     
  6. j00fek

    j00fek Diamond Member

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    id eat it
     
  7. IGBT

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    ..with the chemical load of sodium nitrate in it is it ever safe??
     
  8. Chryso

    Chryso Diamond Member

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    I heard that the human race actually died out during the middle ages because there was no electricity to run their refrigerators.
     
  9. So

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    Yeah, but those stupid humans were weaklings.

    :shifty;
     
  10. Kasper4christ

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    you heard that too? widespread fridge shortages caused riots in the streets, or so the ledgend goes.
     
  11. FoBoT

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    if you cook it well, no problem

    bacon has so much nitrates, it shouldn't be a problem
     
  12. Crescent13

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    Too tempted to pass up