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Old 03-16-2011, 06:12 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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Ok I pulled out a pork tenderloin out of the freezer and the use by date was March 10th. I opened it and it didn't smell bad but was a little slimy feeling. Do you think it would be alright to cook and eat?
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Old 03-16-2011, 06:24 PM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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How you get a slimy feeling on a frozen food? or you defrosted it already??
If you got it frozen all the time, the expiration date does not matter anymore.
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Old 03-16-2011, 06:28 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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How you get a slimy feeling on a frozen food? or you defrosted it already??
If you got it frozen all the time, the expiration date does not matter anymore.

It felt slimy when I was washing it off. Yea, I didn't think it would be bad. In the oven right now .
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Old 03-16-2011, 06:30 PM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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That slimy feeling was probably the fat. I am sure it will taste just fine
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Old 03-16-2011, 07:11 PM
 
Location: The Hall of Justice
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If it smells OK, eat it.
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Old 03-16-2011, 10:15 PM
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Whenever meat feels slimy to me I give it a good scrub with just plain water. It gets the slime off and then I cook and eat it.
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Old 03-16-2011, 10:37 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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It was awesome. Let it simmer in a vinegar based sauce and it tasted great.
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Old 03-17-2011, 07:02 AM
 
Location: Oxford, England
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If it smells OK, eat it.


The olfactory system is one of the best detector of food's safety.
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Old 03-18-2011, 11:25 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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My Fatherinlaw just defrosted and ate a pack of hotdogs that expired in 2009 last time I was over there. I think you're fine.
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Old 03-18-2011, 11:33 AM
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Whenever meat feels slimy to me I give it a good scrub with just plain water. It gets the slime off and then I cook and eat it.
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