re-freezing thawed food

Asked October 11, 2017, 12:15 PM EDT

Got a question recently about food safety. I know it is safe to refreeze food that has been thawed if it hasn't been cooked. What about if it has been cooked, can it be re-frozen? For example, someone thawed raw meat in the fridge, cooked it the next day, then froze the whole meal the day after. Is that safe?

Washtenaw County Michigan food safety

1 Response

Yes the example you gave is a safe way to preserve that food. It is especially good that they froze it the day after they cooked it.

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