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how long can meat stay defrosted in the fridge?

i have some hamburger thats been in there for almost a week. not out in the open its in a bag..if i dont use it my lover is going to be pist lol.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:57 PM on May. 24, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Toss it. always use ground beef within 1 day of buying it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:00 PM on May. 24, 2010

  • damnit. thanks.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:05 PM on May. 24, 2010

  • I only let meat thaw for 1 day then its in the trash! Sorry
    summerbudbud

    Answer by summerbudbud at 8:22 PM on May. 24, 2010

  • Yes as others have said a week is way too long and you don't want to re-freeze it. YUCK! I will take out hamburger out of the freezer if and only if I'm going to use it that night. A rare occasion it may not get used, if that's the case then it's a MUST the next night. As for the first anonymous poster that would be only true if you did not freeze it when you got home.
    SAHMinIL2

    Answer by SAHMinIL2 at 8:43 PM on May. 24, 2010

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