How Long Do Frozen Seafood Dinners Last?


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6-9 months (best quality)


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  • How long do frozen seafood dinners last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep seafood dinners frozen at all times.
  • Properly stored, frozen seafood dinners will maintain best quality for about 9 months in the freezer, although they will usually remain safe to eat after that.
  • Are frozen seafood dinners safe to eat after the ‘expiration’ date on the package? Yes, if properly stored - commercially frozen seafood dinners will typically carry a Best By, Best if Used By, Best Before, or Best When Used By date but this is not a safety date, it is the manufacturer's estimate of how long the frozen seafood dinners will remain at peak quality.
  • How long will frozen seafood dinners remain safe to eat? Frozen seafood dinners that have been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely, as long as they have been stored properly and the package is not damaged.
  • How to tell if frozen seafood dinners are no longer good? If dry spots or discolorations have developed on the frozen seafood dinners, freezer burn has begun to set in - this will not make the frozen seafood dinners unsafe to eat, but it will harm the texture and taste.

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