I've got a whole chicken which is a couple of days past its sell-by date. It's vacuum packed, and when I bought it the plastic was flush against the meat. Now there are gas bubbles in there, and the plastic bulges out in places, but it's still sealed tight. I know that for canned food, a bulging lid can mean contamination. Has this fowl gone foul?
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