When you're ready to eat leftovers, reheat them on the stove or in a conventional oven or microwave until the internal temperature reaches 165 F (74 C). Slow cookers aren't recommended for reheating leftovers because these devices may not heat foods hot enough to kill bacteria.
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- Food poisoning: How long can you safely keep leftovers? https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/food-safety/faq-20058500. Accessed July 20, 2018.