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Can You Refreeze Turkey?



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Question: Can You Refreeze Turkey?


Yes, cooked or uncooked turkey can safely be refrozen, as long as you refreeze it within three days of thawing.

*This only applies to turkey that has been thawed in the refrigerator (other methods of defrosting are not recommended).

Want to learn more about refreezing foods? Visit the USDA website:

USDA: Safe Food Handling

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How to Package Meat for Freezing

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