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How long will lamb keep in the fridge?

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AngelDog Fri 21-Dec-12 21:52:29

I bought a huge shoulder of lamb from the butcher's today (Fri). Will it keep in the fridge long enough to cook it for Christmas dinner, or should I freeze it?

zippy539 Fri 21-Dec-12 21:54:43

We bought one yesterday (Thurs) from local butcher who assured Dh that it would be fine in fridge for Christmas day. With you on this one - don't totally trust dh...

zippy539 Fri 21-Dec-12 22:05:29

bump - scared of food poisoning.

AngelDog Sat 22-Dec-12 15:05:00

Well, I've just googled and the US food safety people say 3-5 days. Mine's going in the freezer - if I can fit it in, that is!

AngelDog Sat 22-Dec-12 15:10:34

Meant to add link -

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