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Come educate me about freezer burn

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shinyshoes Wed 26-Aug-09 17:19:49

We have an extra freezer out in the shed. I have just been out there to put some left over mashed potatoes in there and I noticed there is a packet of chicken breast covered in freezer burn.

Is this food still safe to eat?

Why would this happen?

AstronomyDomine Thu 27-Aug-09 01:30:15

It's still safe but may be dry and taste a little weird.

Freezer burn happens when air gets to the food, dehydrating and oxidising it, usually due to not being wrapped properly.

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