Pecan pie does need to be refrigerated. Because it contains eggs, it can breed bacteria if left sitting out. Pecan pie should be refrigerated for a maximum of 3 days within 2 hours of being removed from the oven.Know More
The same rule applies for pumpkin pies. Other not-so-obvious foods that need refrigeration include tortillas, maple syrup and ketchup.
Tortillas and maple syrup can grow mold and will do so more quickly at warm temperatures. Maple syrup will last up to 1 year in the refrigerator. Ketchup has a high acid content that keeps it from growing mold, but warm temperatures cause quality loss of freshness and flavor.Learn more about Food Storage
The shelf life of almonds varies from one year for dry roasted pieces to three years for raw almonds in their shells. Shelf life is affected by processing methods, moisture and the size of the pieces.Full Answer >
Physical contamination is any visible foreign object found in food. Human hair is the most commonly occurring physical contaminate of food. Other common examples of physical contaminates include metal, glass or animal parts not originally part of the food source.Full Answer >
Oranges that are stored in a refrigerator have a shelf life of 1 to 2 months. If the oranges are sliced the oranges can be safely stored for 1 to 2 days.Full Answer >
Fresh mushrooms last about one week in the refrigerator. It is best to store the mushrooms in their original container until the package is opened.Full Answer >