Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 1 month ago

Frozen ground beef left out on the counter for 2 hours?

Safe to cook?

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  • 1 month ago

    Yes, its safe. 

  • 1 month ago

    It is absolutely safe, cook it well though.

  • 1 month ago

    Yes, it's safe. 

  • denise
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It needs a while to defrost, so if its thawed, it should be fine to cook.

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  • Linda
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It is safe to cook but I defrost my meat either in the microwave, cold water, or use a defrosting plate that defrosts foods in half of the time. If the meat hasn't defrosted by three hours, defrost it the rest of the way by microwave and don't leave it out longer than 4 hours at the most.

  • 1 month ago

    Perfectly.....................

  • 1 month ago

    It's not safe to eat beef period.

    Ital is VITAL!

  • CB
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Oh yeah I leave it out until it is completely thawed - try to put it in the fridge before it hits room temps but 5-6 hours is not out of the question on the counter. I know not the safest way to thaw meat but in 40+ years of doing this no one has gotten food poison.

  • 1 month ago

    Absolutely safe to cook. It probably hadn't even thawed that much.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Why would it not be?

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