A 29-year-old member asked:
is food poisoning from frozen food common?
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Dr. Mark Tosca answered
19 years experience Urgent Care
Yes: It's not uncommon. It's probably less likely then fresh foods to cause food poisoning, but frozen food can absolutely cause food poisoning. Freezing won't kill all bacteria. It will slow growth of bacteria, but if the food is already infected for example before it's frozen you'll get sick.
Answered on Mar 6, 2019
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