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Is it dangerous to buy a pre-stuffed turkey?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine

In brief: No

As long as you buy and cook it before the labeled expiration date.

In brief: No

As long as you buy and cook it before the labeled expiration date.
Dr. John Munshower
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Thawing issues

It is recommended that pre-stuffed turkeys not be thawed prior to cooking.
Thawing a pre-stuffed turkey can take quite a while – allowing potential bacteria to multiply. Usda further recommends that pre-stuffed turkeys have state or usda inspection mark on package.

In brief: Thawing issues

It is recommended that pre-stuffed turkeys not be thawed prior to cooking.
Thawing a pre-stuffed turkey can take quite a while – allowing potential bacteria to multiply. Usda further recommends that pre-stuffed turkeys have state or usda inspection mark on package.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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