Is it safe to eat canned crab meat without cooking it?


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2012-08-31 11:10:30
2012-08-31 11:10:30

Yes, it is perfectly safe to eat canned crab meat without cooking it, normally it is already cooked ahead of time when canned.

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If its the day of the expiration date yes but not after.

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