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A 25-year-old female asked:

Vacuum sealed bacon in date and smelled fine, but it was slimy... i ate it and now i'm wondering if it's going to harm my pregnancy ? listeria?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Slimy bacon: If it smells fresh and looks pink the slime sensation may simply be due to fat extruding from the bacon. It is unlikely to be transmitted Listeria from a sealed package. Be well and have a great baby.

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Last updated May 10, 2014

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