Poultry - Freeze in Modified Atmosphere Package or Vacuum Seal

Discussion in 'Food Safety' started by chuckles, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. I try to buy lots of chx breasts and thighs when they are on sale. It is packaged on a foam tray and I believe it has a modified atmosphere gas. I've always frozen it in this commercial packaging in which it is sold. Now that I have a vac sealer, would it be better to unpackage and vac seal before freezing? Would vac sealing it significantly extend frozen shelf life? Should I just continue to freeze in the commercial packaging?
  2. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Vac freeze for sure.

    Extends life in many ways.

    Good luck and good smoking.
  3. Thx Venture.

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