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Would You Eat This? (Paranoid Cc Question)
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I know this is totally paranoid but my anxiety seems to be getting the best of me today and I just want to make sure this is okay: In the refrigerator drawer there is a bag with a head of romaine lettuce. The bag has some little air holes and the top of the bag was just twisted closed, not sealed. On top of the bag was a package of flour tortillas. The bag were closed but had been opened before. As long as the person who handled the tortillas didn't actually touch the lettuce after touching the tortillas, it should be fine to eat the lettuce, right? Or would the outside of the tortilla bag be loaded with flour remains from processing that could get into the unsealed lettuce bag? I know I probably sound so crazy right now but please just humor me and let me know if you would eat the lettuce in this situation? Thanks so much.

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I preface this by saying I am not a super sensitive, but I would think if you washed off the outside of the lettuce bag, removed the head of lettuce and took off all the outside leaves, and then washed the lettuce as usual you would probably be reasonably safe. I would eat it - you may not. :rolleyes:

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I would remove the outer lettuce leaves and use the rest. :)

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I'm paranoid, and I second Patti. No need to toss the whole thing, just the leaves that touched the tortilla bag.

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I'll add a third to Patti's post.

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Remove outer leaves and store in another, zip lock bag and enjoy.

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I am very sensitive and I echo Mushroom's and Patti's suggestions.

No need to toss the entire head of lettuce.

Take off the outer leaves (which I would do anyway ---as I often get lettuce from local farms and they often use cow poop for fertilizer :lol: )

....wash and enjoy!

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I would not eat the lettuce. But then again I would not have flour tortillas in my fridge ( or my home)

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But then again I would not have flour tortillas in my fridge ( or my home)

:D well that's a given in my house, too...........

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