Products in the freezer do not deteriorate, but it is absolutely impossible to store them there for a long time. This warns the US Department of Agriculture, writes TSN.
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Most often the products in the freezer lose their useful properties, therefore their quality is reduced. This is the so-called deep freeze – at temperatures below 17 degrees.
How long can you store different foods in the freezer?
Among the products that can not be stored for long in frozen form – meat, fish and canned seafood.
Pork in the freezer is best kept up to one year. Chicken, turkey, and beef a little less – nine months. But the stuffing should be used within four months.
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Low-fat fish can be kept for six months, and fatty fish – half as much. Canned seafood should be consumed up to a month.
How long can you keep seafood in the freezer // Ukrainian Tr. A life
In addition, the butter can be kept frozen for up to nine months, milk for six months, ice cream for up to two months, and cheese a maximum of one month.
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At the same time, vegetables can be stored in the refrigerator, which will not lose their beneficial properties even within a year after freezing. Fruit can be stored for the same amount of time. However, citrus fruits can lie in the freezer for no more than three months.
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