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OYSTERS - FRESH, LIVE

Refrigerator
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1-2 days
Freezer
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2-3 months

Tips

  • Store live oysters in the refrigerator in an open container and cover with damp cloths or paper towels.
  • Oysters must be kept alive before cooking.
  • To freeze, place whole oysters in heavy-duty freezer bags.
  • Freezer time shown is for best quality only - foods kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.

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