I can answer questions on home food safety, sanitation and home food preservation.
I am a former Extension educator, nutrition, wellness and food safety, having retired August 1, 2010. I am a food safety instructor for the Illinois Department of Public Health, a ServSafe Instructor/Proctor and have my own company, Safe & Savory Solutions, Inc - www.safeandsavorysolution.com
National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (Past President and current Historian), St. Louis Culinary Society.
BS - University of Illinois MS - Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
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Hi Jona, Yes, it is safe to defrost either a fried chicken breast or grilled chicken breast in the refrigerator and then consume it cold. If the chicken was initially cooked to at least 165 degress
Hi Bea, Buttercream frostings made with fat, sugar, a small amount of milk and flavorings, are okay to store at room temperature. American-style buttercreams are typically non-potentially hazardous
Hi Phillip, Unfortunately, the recommendation for refrigerated pasta is that if they are out at room temperature for more than 4 hours they should be pitched. The problem is that you can't tell
Hi Michael, Two hours from the time of pick of the pig to refrigeration is within a safe time and should not have caused it to "spoil" in that time frame. Pork normally does not have a noticeable odor
Hi Gayle, Unfortunately, the recommendation is to not take a chance with meats that have been at room temperature over 4 hours. While the pork shoulder roast may be perfectly fine to eat, it is