Spare ribs turning green

Discussion in 'Pork' started by nmaust, Feb 1, 2015.

  1. nmaust

    nmaust Meat Mopper

    I just took these spare ribs out of the fridge to get them ready to smoke and saw this green color on them. Are these bad? I just got them from the butcher on Thursday evening.
  2. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    how do they smell? I would say at least there close to bad and would pass for sure if they smelled off. I bought a short dated cryo vac pac one time opened one side of the package it smelled horrible they went in the trash better safe then sorry. I wouldn't chance it personally, maybe you could return them.
  3. nmaust

    nmaust Meat Mopper

    That's what I was thinking. Thanks.
  4. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I've never seen that happen to meat.  IMO- toss it.

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