When in Doubt, Throw It Out, to Prevent Food Poisoning
When in doubt, throw it out.
- If you are not sure whether a food is safe, don't eat it.
- Reheating food that is contaminated will not make it safe.
- Don't taste suspicious food. It may smell and look fine but still may not be safe to eat.
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofJune 4, 2014