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 >
Although there may be a noticeable loss of flavor and quality due to lost moisture during thawing, deer meat can generally be refrozen once thawed, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Any foods left at room temperature for more than 2 hours after thawing should not be frozen, however.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 >