Gary is making a chicken stir-fry for dinner. He had just started cooking the chicken breast and was working on chopping fresh vegetables when a friend invites him out to dinner. Gary decides that he can eat the chicken tomorrow and agrees to go out to dinner. He removes the partially cooked chicken from the stovetop, stores the chicken in an airtight plastic container and places it in the refrigerator with plans to finish cooking tomorrow. He also places the chopped vegetables in an airtight plastic container and places them in the refrigerator to cook tomorrow. Identify the food safety violation(s) (if any).
a. There are no food safety violations. Gary can finish making his chicken stir fry tomorrow
b. Gary can finish cooking the chicken tomorrow but should discard the vegetables since they were not partially cooked and may still contain bacteria
c. Gary should discard both the chicken and vegetables since both were not completely cooked
d. Gary should discard the partially cooked chicken but can cook the vegetables tomorrow
>d. Gary should discard the partially cooked chicken but can cook the vegetables tomorrow This is because the bacteria... View the full answer