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Have just opened a can of soup and it exploded out - can i eat it?

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jellyjelly Thu 27-Sep-07 18:21:29

It also has a dent does this mean the air has got in now.

ladymuck Thu 27-Sep-07 18:24:02

I think that the general rule is that you shouldn't eat from a dented can.

But with everything the risk you take depends on the circs. If it was the only food I had for a week then I'd chance it. If I had 3 identical tins in the cupboard then I wouldn't.

callmeovercautious Thu 27-Sep-07 18:26:19

No don't eat it. It exploded because it was fermenting where the air has gotten in to the tin and it could have all sorts of lovely bacteria in it!

jellyjelly Thu 27-Sep-07 18:28:15

i thought i remembered not to eat them from a food hygiene course.

I dont normally buy dented tins and will leave them at the end of the convayer belt if i have not noticed by them.

I wont eat it them and i will think of soemthing else to eat.


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