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Randy Worobo is a food microbiology professor at Cornell University. He says while it might not taste great, you could make a sandwich from the old pork. "From a microbiological standpoint, it's got an indefinite shelf life once you remove enough of the water," he explained.
However, Dr. Worobo was quick to add that when it comes to aesthetics like how it tastes and feels in your mouth, “it may not be acceptable."
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