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How long does raw beef liver last in the fridge or freezer? The exact answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep beef liver refrigerated at all times.How long does raw beef liver last after the sell-by date? After beef liver is purchased, it may be refrigerated for 1 to 2 days - the "sell-by" date on the package may expire during that storage period, but the beef liver will remain safe to use after the sell by date if it has been properly stored.Unopened raw beef liver may be kept in its original store packaging when refrigerating; to maximize the shelf life of beef liver, do not open the package until ready to use.How long can raw beef liver be left at room temperature? Bacteria grow rapidly at temperatures between 40 °F and 140 °F; beef liver should be discarded if left out for more than 2 hours at room temperature. To further extend the shelf life of raw beef liver, freeze; when freezing, place beef liver in the freezer before the number of days shown for refrigerator storage has elapsed.You can maximize the shelf life of beef liver in the freezer by overwrapping the original store packaging with airtight heavy-duty aluminum foil, plastic wrap, or freezer paper or place the package inside a heavy-duty freezer bag in order to prevent freezer burn.How long does raw beef liver last in the freezer? Properly stored, it will maintain best quality for about 3 to 4 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.The freezer time shown is for best quality only - beef liver that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely. How long does raw beef liver last after being frozen and thawed? Beef liver that has been defrosted in the fridge can be kept for an additional 1 to 2 days in the refrigerator before cooking; beef liver that was thawed in the microwave or in cold water should be cooked immediately. How long does beef liver last in the fridge once it is cooked? Cooked beef liver will usually stay good for 3 to 4 days in the fridge and 4 months in the freezer.How to tell if raw beef liver is bad? The best way is to smell and look at the beef liver: signs of bad beef liver are a sour smell, dull color and slimy texture; discard any beef liver with an off smell or appearance.

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