What Is the Shelf Life of Boiled Eggs?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 9:37:54 PM ET
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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 it susceptible to bacterial contamination.

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