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A 19-year-old female asked:

Left a curry out at room temperature for several hours, it had been taken from the fridge + was kept cold since it was cooked a day ago. is it safe to eat? smells and tastes normal, only meat in it is small pieces of cooked chicken?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
After 2 hours at room temperature, bacteria which could be harmful start to grow. Take no chances and throw it out even though it tastes ok.
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