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...is it still OK to cook/eat?
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Open it and smell it. If it smells fine I'd use it.
As long as it smells ok, then it's fine, especially if it's in date. The brown is just the blood congealing (sounds disgusting, I know!) but it doesn't mean the meat is off.
someting to do with air getting at it i think. DH has gone to bed so i can't ask him.sniff it.
i cook when the mince looks like this but still in date all the time. if it smells ok am sure will be fine.
every time I ask this question, I am always laughed at and told that meat is supposed to be that colour.
Thank for all your answers. I haven't opened the packs yet, as will be cooking in the morning. If they smell OK I will use them!
i think it is oxidising, so reacting to the air in teh packet. or light or something. anyway i eat anything unless it is actually rotten and nothing awful has happened to me or those i have fed. your nose will tell you.
if it was wrapped in paper, not cling film it would look like that while still in the shop. It will be fine.
yes it goes brown on contact with air - shouldn't be a problem
Use it as long as it doesn't smell bad.
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