" FOOD STORAGE TABLES "

ok... it's been in your fridge for 3 days.... is it still good? Or how about in your freezer for a year???? check the chart below....

Storing Perishable Foods.
Always date the item whether it's going in the fridge or the freezer.

Food Product Refrigerator (40 degrees F) Freezer (0 degrees F)
EGGS
fresh, in the shell
3 weeks in original container don't freeze
raw yolks or whites 2-4 days 1 year (freeze separately if you can)
hard cooked 1 week don't freeze well
SOUPS & STEWS
vegetable or meat added
3-4 days 2-3 months
MEATS & POULTRY
beef roast
3-5 days 6-12 months
beef steaks 3-5 days 6-12 months
lamb chops 3-5 days 6-9 months
pork chops 3-5 days 4-6 months
pork roasts 3-5 days 4-6 months
stew meat-beef, lamb or pork 1-2 days 3-4 months
ham, canned, label says "keep refrigerated" 6-9 months (in the can) don't freeze
ham, fully cooked, slices 3-4 days 1-2 months
ground beef, lamb, pork, poultry or mixtures of them 1-2 days 3-4 months
sausage, raw-beef, pork or poultry 1-2 days 3-4 months
smoked breafast links or patties 7 days 1-2 months
bacon 7 days 3 months
chicken or turkey, whole 1-2 days 1 year
chicken or turkey, pieces 1-2 days 9 months
COOKED MEATS & POULTRY
meat or meat mixtures
3-4 days 2-3 months
gravy or meat broth 1-2 days 2-3 months
poultry mixtures 3-4 days 4-6 months
poultry pieces, plain 3-4 days 4 months
poultry pieces covered with broth/gravy 1-2 days 6 months


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