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Is this 5-year-old caviar safe to eat?

5-year-old jars of caviar, unopened. Safe to eat, or not?

Dr. Gourmet Says...

Caviar in Jars

Not safe. Even for the cat.

Thanks for the great question. We really enjoyed it.

Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, CCMS
Dr. Gourmet

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