Frozen egg whites

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by pooh, Mar 13, 2001.

  1. pooh

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    Hi gang!
    I froze egg whites in little containers (sets of 2 and 4) so long ago I don't remember when! Are they safe? What's the rule for frozen egg whites? :rolleyes:
     
  2. momoreg

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    Sure, they are safe. If you don't use them after 6 months, throw them out.
     
  3. pooh

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    Thanx momoreg. Through out my egg whites last night. ;)
     
  4. pooh

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    Keep me posted you guys. This is getting interesting...
     
  5. greg

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    USDA guidelines for storing frozen eggs state that they can be kept for up to one year. A good basic rule for anything is, if you don't know how long it's been there, to throw it away and make sure you label and date everything afterwards.
    USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline: 1-800-535-4555

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  6. chef david simpson

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    SIX MONTHS? I don't know, that dosen't sound right to me. I think three months would be the safest bet. I'm going to do some homework on this. momoreg, why do you say six months? I respect your stature, but I must disagree?