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How long can an uncooked pork joint be frozen?

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Paperdolly Fri 03-Nov-17 21:02:44

As subject. We have a pork joint lurking in the freezer. It’s been there a couple of years. Is it safe to thaw n cook without killing the family now?

MissConductUS Fri 03-Nov-17 21:40:55

If cooked thoroughly it should be safe but not very appetizing. If it's been more than a year I'd just bin it.

canihaveacoffeeplease Fri 03-Nov-17 22:13:46

It’s absolutely fine. If there’s any bits of freezer burn, cut them off before cooking, and make sure it’s thoroughly cooked through, so something like pulled pork would be perfect.

Weedsnseeds1 Sat 04-Nov-17 00:59:17

Frozen food will theoretically last forever from a good safety point of view. Quality will suffer, but 2 years? Yeah,I'd just roast it

Weedsnseeds1 Sat 04-Nov-17 00:59:47

Food safety, not good

Paperdolly Sat 04-Nov-17 04:32:08

Thanks all. Have decided to buy new for safety. smile

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