6 Common Myths About Freezing Foods (Page 4)

Myth #3: Freezing Kills Bacteria

Freezing foods renders bacteria inactive but doesn’t actually kill anything. That means if your food went into the freezer contaminated, once thawed it will still harbor the same harmful bacteria. Cooking it to the recommended temperature is the only way to ensure that your food is safe.

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