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What is the shelf life of some refrigerated meats?

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Steaks last about three to five days in the refrigerator, while ground beef lasts about one or two days. A chicken or turkey that is whole or chopped into pieces lasts about one or two days, while pork and lamb chops last three to five days.

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What is the shelf life of some refrigerated meats?
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Bacon lasts about seven days in the refrigerator, while raw sausage from pork, chicken, turkey or beef only lasts one or two days. Cooked meat or poultry has a shelf life of about three to four days. A package of hot dogs lasts about two weeks if not opened, while an opened package lasts about a week. An unopened package of lunch meat lasts two weeks, but an opened package lasts three to five days.

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