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Broken clams safe to eat?

marcia2 | Feb 11, 2008 07:29 AM

I bought some clams at the fish store this morning and they were all whole and unbroken then. On the way out to the car, I managed to drop the bag. Some of the clams broke, not just cracked, but actually shells in pieces.

Googling for info about the safety of broken clams gets me info about the safety of clams that are broken when harvested, but nothing about my situation.

All the clams are in the refrigerator now. Does anyone know if the broken clams should be safe to eat steamed for dinner tonight?

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