Many households consider chicken a common food.However, this healthy and delicious protein source has a high risk of bacterial contamination. That's why preparing, storing and cooking it in a safe manner is crucial. Otherwise it could be a source of foodborne illness.While it's convenient to store chicken in the fridge Some people are curious about how long they can safely store chicken.This article helps you understand the length of time chicken can last in your refrigerator.How long will chicken be kept in the refrigerator?According to the United States Department of Agriculture ("USDA") the USDA states that raw chickens can be kept in the fridge for 1 to 2 days. Other poultry, including turkeys, are also qualified for the same treatment.Meanwhile, cooked chikem can be stored in the refrigerator for approximately 3-4 days.Storing chicken in the fridge will slow down the growth of bacteria because bacteria tend to grow slower in temperatures less than 40 degF (4degC).Raw chicken should be stored in a tightly sealed container to stop the juices from leaking into other foods. It is recommended to store cooked chicken in an airtight container.It is best to keep chicken in your freezer for longer time.A whole chicken or pieces of chicken that are raw can be kept in the freezer for up to nine months. The freezer can store chicken cooked for up 6 months.SummaryChicken? that is raw can stay in your fridge for 1 to 2 days, while cooked chicken can last in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.How to identify if your chicken is badIt's possible that the chicken is rotten when it's been stored in the refrigerator for longer days than necessary.Here are some ways to tell if the bird in your fridge is bad:It's past the "best by" date. Chicken -- raw and cooked -- that is past its "best if used by/before" date is more likely have gone bad.Change in color. Cooked and raw chicken that has started to change color from gray-green is an indication of a bad batch. The spots of gray-green mold are a sign of an increase in bacterial activity.The smell of chicken. Raw and cooked chicken both emit an acidic scent that could resemble ammonia if it is rotten. This smell can be hard to recognize if the meat is marinated in spice mixes, sauces or herbs.Texture. The chicken that has a slimy appearance, is now rotten. Rinsing the chicken isn't a method to get rid of bacteria. Instead, it can transfer the bacteria from the poultry to other food items dishes, surfaces, and utensils and cause cross-contamination.Discard any chicken found in your fridge if you suspect it's not good.SummaryIt? is easy to tell when your chicken has gone badly by the color of its meat, sour or acidic taste or slimy appearance.How to avoid eating spoiled can also be referred to as foodpoisoning, which can result in the consumption of chicken that has been spoiled.High risk of food poisoning can result from chicken, which could have been infected by bacteria such as Campylobacter as well as Salmonella.Normally this bacteria is eliminated after you cook fresh chicken thoroughly.Avoid eating chicken that is rotten. Reheating or baking could kill the bacteria that is present on the surface. But it will not get rid of certain toxins caused by bacteria. These toxins can cause food poisoning.Food poisoning can cause uncomfortable and sometimes fatal symptoms.In some cases, severe food poisoning could need hospitalization or may even cause death.Avoid eating chicken that is suspected to be rotten. It is recommended to throw away the chicken you suspect to be spoiled.A SUMMARYEven if your chicken is cooked properly, eating rotten chicken could cause food poisoning.<img width="305" src=",q_auto:eco,w_1460/k%2FEdit%2F2019-05-GrilledChickenTasteTest%2Fchick1">The bottomlineRaw chicken can be kept in the refrigerator for about 1-2 days, while the cooked chicken is good for 3-4 days.To detect if chicken is rotten Check the "best for use by" date, and then look for signs of spoilage, such as changes in texture, smell and color.You should avoid eating spoiled chicken.

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