Do You Know How Long Can You Freeze Foods For?

Freezer Proof Labels

The ability to freeze food helps us eliminate food waste and frees up valuable room in the fridge. Although most people are under the impression that frozen food is good forever, there are actually recommended freezing periods for different foods that can save you from eating something that’s subtly gone bad.

It wouldn’t be a bad idea to print out the chart below and stick it on your fridge. It’s a super handy reference for determining when it’s safe to eat something, and when it’s best to throw it away.

When it comes to the freezing times for common meats, I was surprised to see that many of them can be frozen for far longer than I had thought. However, I have been freezing dairy products and bread for far longer than the recommended freezing times. Yikes!

Be sure to also take a peek at the list of foods that you should never freeze towards the bottom of this chart, as well as what temperature your freezer should be set at in order to ensure freshness. Now that you know these tips, you can enjoy your favorite foods more safely!