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Out of date beef joint... should we eat it?

(6 Posts)
mamaLou13 Sat 24-Mar-12 21:20:09

We have a silverside joint of beef two days out of date do you think it will still be ok to eat? It will be two days out of date tomorrow? I think it proberbly will but am just abit worried.

faeriefruitcake Sat 24-Mar-12 21:22:46

Open it and smell it, if it smells ok then just make sure it gets cooked all the way through.

CointreauVersial Sat 24-Mar-12 21:23:03

You can hang beef for weeks; it will be fine, assuming it has been kept in the fridge.

margoandjerry Sat 24-Mar-12 21:24:02

I would totally eat that. I don't really understand those dates - isn't meat hung for days/weeks anyway before consumption - the good stuff anyway?

southeastastra Sat 24-Mar-12 21:25:14

i'd eat it too

BumgrapesofWrath Sat 24-Mar-12 21:27:22

I think beef is pretty safe out of date.

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