Chicken in Fridge is edible for eating? Wondering how long does it lasts - The Santa Clarita Valley Proclaimer

Ever wondered how long the chicken you spent all that time and effort cooking would last?

While red meat and poultry have been going head-to-head for the top spot in the fight for the most consumed meat in United States

The increase in chicken consumption can be attributed to the increased availability of the meat over the years

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 65.2 pounds of chicken per person were available for Americans to eat in 2018

Chicken be consumed within three to four days, given the chicken has been refrigerated at 40°F or less during those days

The risk of bacterial growth is imminent if the chicken goes over three or four days in the fridge

There are two types of bacteria that can cause your food to “go bad” – one is pathogenic bacteria which causes food poisoning or other foodborne illnesses

It's always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to food that you’re putting in your body

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