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I was straining my chicken stock and realized i left the absorbent pad thingy on the chicken. do you think it's ok?

asked by @chrissyleigh32 almost 3 years ago
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Pegeen

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added almost 3 years ago

No, not OK. You boiled plastic and chemicals with your chicken. No big thing - it's only stock. You can make more another time.

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Pegeen

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added almost 3 years ago

I meant - no big thing to throw it out. It's only stock, not hard to replace.

67da29df 0253 44dd 98a1 250b49e519a4  hilary sp1
added almost 3 years ago

Here's what the FDA says:
"If the packaging material remains unaltered, that is unmelted and didn't come apart the cooked meat will not pose imminent health hazard. If the package has changed shape, altered or melted in someway do not use the product."
Since this is stock, it is my opinion that you've given the material time to really stew and get in your stock. I would discard it. Here is the link from the FDA, should you be interested.
http://www.fsis.usda.gov...

67da29df 0253 44dd 98a1 250b49e519a4  hilary sp1
added almost 3 years ago

Should you find yourself in a meat predicament again, askkaren.gov is another good resource. Useful for difficult food safety questions.

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Pegeen

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added almost 3 years ago

I agree with Hilary - discard it.