Cooked hamburger should be refrigerated within two hours of cooking. Any cooked hamburger or other perishable food that has been left at room temperature for more than two hours should be discarded. More »

Perishable foods should not be left out for more than two hours. After this, foods should be refrigerated or thrown in the trash. Otherwise, harmful bacteria may start growing. More »

Most cooked meats including ham can be left at room temperature for up to 2 hours. If the area is warmer, the food may only be safe for up to 30 minutes. After that period, there is an increased chance of contracting a f... More »

A pumpkin pie should be refrigerated, unless it is going to be served no more than two hours after being pulled from the oven. It needs to be refrigerated after that point because bacteria are able to grow and can make t... More »

Hard boiled eggs have a shelf life of one week if stored in the refrigerator or two hours if left out at room temperature. The protective waxy coating on the eggshell is stripped away in the hard boiling process, leaving... More »

Foods requiring refrigeration, including lunch meat, should not be kept at room temperature for more than two hours. Temperatures higher than 40 degrees Fahrenheit allow bacteria to grow at a much faster rate. More »

Cooked pork may sit out for two hours if the room temperature is 90 degrees Fahrenheit or less or one hour if the room temperature is greater than 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Raw pork should be refrigerated at a temperature o... More »