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Shelf life of Deli Meat

Last Saturday I purchased a 1/2# of Boars Head Rosemary Ham, of course the deli person oversliced so I took the whole pound thinking I would freeze it when I got home. Well, I did not freeze it. I tasted it today and it seems fine but not sure what the shelf life of sliced ham is. It is wrapped in the deli plastic and in a plastic bag. Is it safe? And if it is can I still freeze it?

asked by Lucia from Madison over 2 years ago
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Stephanie Bourgeois

Stephanie is the Head Recipe Tester of Food52.

added over 2 years ago

This chart from foodsafety.gov recommends keeping opened deli meat for three to five days -- http://www.foodsafety.gov....

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added over 2 years ago

Thank you! Just the info needed. Hope you have a wonderful day!

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