Thawed fish can be refrozen only if ice crystals are still present throughout according to North Dakota State University. Fish and seafood are highly perishable and can be spoiled even if they do not have an offensive odor.Know More
Thawed meat and poultry that has been sitting for more than 2 hours at a temp of 40 degrees should be discarded. Thawed vegetables should not be refrozen unless they still have ice crystals. Bacteria breeds rapidly on vegetables. and the spoilage can be toxic and hard to detect.
Fruit can be safely refrozen, even if it has started to ferment, but its flavor may be affected. Thawed ice cream and frozen dinners should not be put back in the freezer.Learn more about Freezing Food
Cooked ground beef can be refrozen according to the USDA. Raw ground beef that has been thawed in cold water or the microwave should not be refrozen.Full Answer >
According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, foods cannot be safely refrozen after defrosting when held above 40 degrees Fahrenheit for two hours or longer. However some foods that can be safely refrozen are hard cheeses, breads and bagels, fruit and fruit juices, and nuts.Full Answer >
According to the USDA, thawed meat can be refrozen as long as it still has ice crystals on it or it has been kept consistently at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. Refreezing may affect the quality of the meat.Full Answer >
According to EatByDate, several varieties of fish can last from six to nine months in the freezer. Smoked salmon lasts three to six months in the freezer. Canned tuna and sardines should not be frozen.Full Answer >