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freezing foods mostly meat products?

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Answer #1 | 23/12 2013 06:39
For the most part there's no problem refreezing meats providing the meat did not reach room temperature. If it was thawed in the fridge and is not used within 1 or 2 days, you can refreeze it without an issue. If thawed out on the counter don't refreeze it.
Answer #2 | 23/12 2013 06:55
It is definitely "better" to not re-freeze thawed meat, but it is okay to do so. The freeze/thaw cycle damages the cellular structure somewhat, and thus changes taste and texture. It may not be noticeable to most, but it happens.
Answer #3 | 23/12 2013 08:01
JL, your question is confusing, first you ask about freezing, then you ask about refreezing, which is it? I have refrozen meat plenty of times, but on one condition, that the meat has not completely thawed, I also started more than two years ago to vacuum seal.

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