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Can I use this mince?

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LoveBeingIgnoredByMardyBra Thu 01-Sep-11 16:49:46

It's got use by yesterday, it's all gone brown and has a slight smell to it. The smell might be cause in pg.

I was planning on making spag Bol for the freezer for after the baby arrives. Would be eaten by me, dh and 3.5 yr old dd.

Should I?

thisisyesterday Thu 01-Sep-11 16:50:47

uh, no. i wouldn't

tiokiko Thu 01-Sep-11 16:51:45

It goes brown after a while anyway as it's been exposed to air for longer, that doesn't mean anything on its own.

I wouldn't use it if there's a smell, it's likely to be fine esp if use by was only yesterday but I'd only use it if it smelt OK - your call whether it's really a dodgy smell or just over-sensitive PG nose!

Imnotaslimjim Thu 01-Sep-11 16:52:51

is it a meaty smell or a sour smell? If just meaty, thats oxidisation and will be fine. Anything else, chuck it

LoveBeingIgnoredByMardyBra Thu 01-Sep-11 16:57:18

Bollocks think I'm gonna have to chuck it. Really gutted can't afford to be doing that sad

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