Originally Posted by buccaneer
If you believe heat over time kills all harmful bacteria, you won't be with us for as long as you should be.
Op, I agree with Boogie...your nose is a very efficient piece of equipment, and helped us get to where we are today.
I'd use it.
Buccaneer, you might very well be right, I sure ain't no expert food scientist that is fo' sho'!! But I would cook 'em and eat 'em prolly, but that's just me. Now that is unless and of course they were really stinky as suggested by others. At that point, I think my "gross out factor" would over-ride my "hate to throw 'em out - they cost alot of money" urges . . . .
Again, YMMV for sure . . . .
At the end of the day, unless "resources" were very tight, the safest thing to do would be toss 'em in the trash.