Boiled Eggs Unrefrigerated

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    Hard-Boiled Eggs Unrefrigerated

    How Long Should You Leave Hard-Boiled Eggs Unrefrigerated?

    Salmonella is a very common type of food poisoning and in the United States alone contaminated eggs with salmonella cause over 142,000 cases each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Making sure to keep your eggs refrigerated can help reduce the risks of contaminations. – What Are The Danger Zone. Leaving hard boiled eggs unrefrigerated for several hours can cause food poisoning bacteria like salmonella to grow at a rapid pace. Food born pathogens can grow very quickly at room temperature which is between 40 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit which is known as the danger zone. Keeping the food under the temperature of 40 in your refrigerator can slow down the growth of bacteria and in…

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