A friend left a steak out of the refrigerator all night, probably about 12 hours. Throw away? (I told her, from experience, food poisoning = not pleasant).
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Raw or cooked?
If it was left uncovered, I would toss it. But if the steak was covered the whole time, it should be fine. Also, if it was raw, just make sure that you cook it thoroughly.
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That's definitely well into the danger zone. Unless your friend enjoys well-done steak, I think she'd better toss it.
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I wouldn't chance it.