How Long Your Food Actually Lasts in the Freezer ~ A handy chart to show you how long it remains at optimal flavor with the help of the USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service's FoodKeeper... Print it out, stick it to the fridge with magnets, and never eat a freezer-burned sausage again.
Is that chicken breast at the bottom of your freezer still safe to eat? How about the mustard that’s been in your cupboard for who knows how long? It’s sometimes hard to know when food needs to be tossed, or when it’s perfectly safe to salvage. We've de-mystified the process with this handy chart, which incorporates advice from the USDA, food scientists, and food manufacturers. (Scroll down for downloadable versions that are perfect for hanging on the fridge).