Freezing canned foods

Asked January 29, 2013, 3:02 PM EST

After opening a can of food and using some of it, is it safe to put the rest in the freezer?

Chippewa County Michigan food safety home food preservation

1 Response

As long as the food item is removed from the can and placed in an air tight freezer approved container and it is kept at 32 degrees Fahrenheit the food item can be stored from 6 months to a year.