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Does bacon go bad?

Bacon has been kept at recommended 37 degrees or cooler, but exp date has passed

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:48 PM on Jan. 1, 2009 in Food & Drink

Answers (7)
  • It's bad when it turns brown. If it's not brown just smell it.


    Answer by Christine0813 at 10:50 PM on Jan. 1, 2009

  • I would say yes.. unless it was frozen than it's fine.

    Answer by lilbit837 at 10:50 PM on Jan. 1, 2009

  • thats why its an expiration date. like any meat, it can go bad. if its more than a week, toss it, opened or not. next time, you can freeze bacon if you dont open it before exp date

    Answer by soldiermom1986 at 10:50 PM on Jan. 1, 2009

  • It is still good. Since it has been kept at that degree then 6 months from the exp date is the date I would go by.

    Answer by JLynn0871 at 10:56 PM on Jan. 1, 2009

  • mmm, expired bacon? nah, I'd toss it. I don't take chances with meat. Dairy products, bread, some other stuff, sure, but not meat. Don't eat it.

    Answer by laadeedah at 11:19 PM on Jan. 1, 2009

  • Has it been opened or is it still in the original package? And by 37 degrees is that frozen? Sorry brain fart. :) I had bacon that I had opened and put in a zip lock bag... it actually molded within 10 days. So I would say if it smells odd or has any discoloration, just toss it.

    Answer by reflect1light at 12:02 AM on Jan. 2, 2009

  • Smell it. Yes, it can go bad.

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 5:57 AM on Jan. 2, 2009

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