According to the USDA, discard raw meat if it spends more than two hours above 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Even short exposures to room temperature can cause bacterial growth, so refrigerate meat promptly. More »

Cooked beef should be refrigerated within two hours to maintain its safety. If the air temperature is above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, cooked meat should be refrigerated within one hour. More »

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, raw meat should not be cooked and consumed if it is left out and unrefrigerated for more than two hours. In temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, the meat should not b... More »

The Federal Food Safety department advises that yogurt held in temperatures above 40 degrees Fahrenheit should be discarded after 2 hours. Other dairy products such as milk, cream, sour cream, buttermilk, evaporated milk... 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 »

Meat can spoil within an hour when left out in temperatures of 90 degrees Fahrenheit or higher and within two hours at lower temperatures. Refrigeration slows the growth of bacteria that cause food poisoning and other di... More »

Cooked foods including chicken should not sit out for longer than two hours, according to the USDA, and if the temperature is more than 90 degrees Fahrenheit, then one hour is the limit. Chicken or other foods left out l... More »