why does meat turn brown in the freezer?
Discoloring of meat in the freezer can be many things. It could be that the meat has been in the freezer to long. It can also mean the meat is freezer burnt or it is not receiving enough oxygen. For more information, please visit this website: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/factsheets/focus_on_freezing/index.asp.
Meat can turn brown in the freezer for a few reasons. If it has been exposed to too much air or too much light, it will turn brown. If your meat has not been frozen and turns brown, the meat has gone bad and should not be used.