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Is it bad to eat a bowl of salad that has been left out for 20 minutes. can the pollution from outside be absorbed into it if you leave window open?

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Dr. Anthony Depalma
Emergency Medicine 14 years experience
No: The salad is fine. More importantly, you breathing in pollution is more concerning. Are you next to a factory or bus station? As far as I know, your city does not have significant pollution as a whole according to the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs. http://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/latest/currentlevels

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