How To Tell If Potato Salad Is Bad?

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Several signs indicate that your potato salad is spoiled, including a foul odor, a green or black color, or a slimy texture. This can signify that bacteria have started growing and causing the food to spoil. Luckily, most spoiled foods are not dangerous, at least not yet. Nevertheless, the symptoms of spoiled food are not always immediately apparent. Here are a few ways to determine whether your potato salad has reached the end of its shelf life.


One of the most common signs that your potato salad is spoiled is its unpleasant odor.