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How Long Can Blue Cheese Sit Out?

Proper cheese storage is essential for maintaining quality and preventing foodborne illnesses. Blue cheese can be left out at room temperature for up to two hours.

However, exposure to air and warm temperatures can expedite the growth of bacteria, affecting the cheese's safety and taste.

To extend the blue cheese's shelf life, it is advisable to store it in the refrigerator, preferably in a tightly sealed container or wrapped in wax paper or foil.

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