Foods Shelf Life Of The Most Common Products

3. Proteins

Proteins do not have a good pantry time, and it is best to use refrigerator and freezer for this purpose.

Fresh Poultry

Refrigerator: 2 -3 days

Freezer: 1 year

Cooked Poultry

Refrigerator: 2-3 days

Freezer: 4-6 months

Eggs

Refrigerator: 3-5 weeks

Freezer: Not required

Beef (Steak and Roast)

Refrigerator: 3 -5 days

Freezer: 9 months (Average)

Lean Fish

Refrigerator: 1-2 days

Freezer: 7- 10 months

Fatty Fish

Refrigerator: 1-2 days

Freezer: 2 -3 months

Ham/ Chicken

Refrigerator: 1 -2 weeks

Freezer: 1 – 2 months

Be aware that the protein packed foods shelf life also depends on the quality of the food!

Foods Shelf Life Of The Most Common Products