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Old 10-03-2009, 12:43 PM   #1
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Open box of chicken broth, Safe?

open box...been in the fridge OPEN for a few months...it is safe to use?

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Old 10-03-2009, 12:45 PM   #2
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Smell it ... when in doubt throw it out. A few months is a bit too long for an open chicken broth.. and it's pretty cheap anyway. I wouldn't risk it. Also, if it's cloudy, ICK.
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Old 10-03-2009, 01:24 PM   #3
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Don't even bother smelling it. Just throw it out. Its not safe to use.
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Old 10-03-2009, 02:36 PM   #4
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Not even close to safe. Think of it this way would you eat a chicken breast that had been in the fridge for a month?
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Old 10-03-2009, 02:51 PM   #5
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Throw it out. The boxed Swanson's Chicken Broth I buy clearly says on the carton to use within 14 days after opening. If I'm coming up close to that deadline, I either use it to moisten my dogs' meals, or I pour it into an ice cube tray & freeze it. If I've missed that 14-day deadline completely - out it goes. Chicken Broth is too inexpensive to worry about tossing.
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Old 10-03-2009, 02:53 PM   #6
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I agree, throw it out!!
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Old 10-06-2009, 01:28 PM   #7
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Please throw it out and don't even put the chicken before any animal or pet as its now very old and non edible by anybody!
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Old 10-10-2009, 10:15 AM   #8
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Throw it out. The boxed Swanson's Chicken Broth I buy clearly says on the carton to use within 14 days after opening. If I'm coming up close to that deadline, I either use it to moisten my dogs' meals, or I pour it into an ice cube tray & freeze it. If I've missed that 14-day deadline completely - out it goes. Chicken Broth is too inexpensive to worry about tossing.

agree with that.
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Old 10-12-2009, 10:18 PM   #9
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I freeze packaged broth/stock (or for that matter fresh that I've made) rather than let it stay in the fridge for anything over a week. I wouldn't even take a chance with it.
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