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Old 04-21-2004, 04:00 AM
Starguard Starguard is offline
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What is the Shelf life for Nuts d frozen Meats

At present, I have a frozen duck that I 've had in the freezer for the last two and a half years. I also have a big bag of Holiday shell nuts that I have had stored since November. How long can both "The Shell Nuts and the Frozen Duck" be kept before they are no longer any good?
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Old 04-21-2004, 06:04 AM
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As it happens I have a duck in my freezer compartment, storage instructions are something like 'freeze on the day of purchase and use within one month'. I think you're pushing your luck with over two years! Freezing doesn't stop bacteria it just slows them down. You might have a variation on the rotten foods theme tho'.

Dunno about nuts.
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Old 04-21-2004, 02:43 PM
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As it happens I have a duck in my freezer compartment, storage instructions are something like 'freeze on the day of purchase and use within one month'. I think you're pushing your luck with over two years! Freezing doesn't stop bacteria it just slows them down. You might have a variation on the rotten foods theme tho'.

Dunno about nuts.
I can agree with you about the duck. The Duck will go to the trash. Anyone know anything about the storage life of Shell Nuts?
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Old 04-21-2004, 06:54 PM
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I just bought some hazelnuts (no shells) and the package said they could be frozen for six months.
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Old 04-21-2004, 07:35 PM
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Chuck the duck. Even vacuum packed, 2 years is too long.

Try the nuts. If they're still good, you can freeze them. Otherwise, shell them and leave them for the birds and squirrels.
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