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How long can you keep chicken or meat in the freezer?

My neighbor has chicken that was dated 2007 and hamburger 2006.Do you think it is safe or good to eat?

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charmedhart

Asked by charmedhart at 5:12 PM on May. 20, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • I believe that chicken is 2 months and beef/pork is 6 months to a year depending on the type of meat.
    amberlee577

    Answer by amberlee577 at 5:34 PM on May. 20, 2009

  • I usually throw it out after 3 months in our regular freezer and up to 1 year in our deep freezer.
    sadira29

    Answer by sadira29 at 5:42 PM on May. 20, 2009

  • What Sadira said.
    Catrin2009

    Answer by Catrin2009 at 6:41 PM on May. 20, 2009

  • it would be safe, but it might be freezer burned.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:43 PM on May. 20, 2009

  • No, it wouldn't be safe to eat.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:30 PM on May. 20, 2009

  • even if meat is frozen it can still go bad.
    it is 12 months for beef and 6 months for poultry.
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 12:35 AM on May. 21, 2009

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