Tuesday, April 17, 2012

How Long Can You Keep It? - Beef, Pork, Lamb


Fresh:
   Chops - refrigerate 3 - 5 days - freeze 4 - 6 months
   Ground or Stew Meat - refrigerate 1 - 2 days - freeze 3 - 4 mnths
   Roasts - refrigerate 3 - 5 days - freeze 4 - 12 months
   Sausage, Fresh - refrigerate 1 - 2 days - freeze 1 - 2 months
   Steaks - refrigerate 3 - 5 days - freeze 6 - 12 months
   Leftover Cooked Meats/Casseroles - refrigerate 1 - 4 days - freeze 2 - 3 months
Processed Meats:
   Bacon - refrigerate 7 days - freeze 1 month
   Ham - refrigerate 3 - 5 days - freeze 1 - 2 months
   Luncheon Meats - refrigerate 3 - 5 days - freeze 1 - 2 months

Refrigerator - 34 to 40 degrees
Freezer - 0 degrees
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