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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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1 just over 1 hour ago I ate some scallops that I had cooked

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1 just over 1 hour ago I ate some scallops that I had cooked for 17 mins as directed om M& s pkt, The very smudged date on pack was not 11 th June
As appeared but 1st, 1 week out of date Can I do anything to solve this situation? Thanking you Wendy Graves.
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 17 days ago.

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Thanks for your question and I'm reviewing it.
I'll be back in a moment with and answer or a request for more information

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 17 days ago.

Wendy--were the scallops refrigerated before you cooked them?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 17 days ago.

Then there's nothing to worry about here

Scallops are still fine at least a week after the expiration date

So you'll be fine and there's no need to see a doctor

Please let me know if you need any more information