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Old 10-12-2006, 09:42 AM   #1
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Storing canned tuna in refrigerator?

Husband like tuna fish COLD and sometimes I forget to make it up to put in the refridge ahead atime to get cold. what is everyone's opinion of storing can tuna in refridge instead of pantry? thanks

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Old 10-12-2006, 09:44 AM   #2
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No problem at all.
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Old 10-12-2006, 09:48 AM   #3
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My wife stores it in the fridge and has never had a problem.
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Old 10-12-2006, 09:57 AM   #4
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.......my son does that too - I can't imagine that it would hurt anything - unless that's what has made him so cranky sometimes!
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Old 10-12-2006, 10:32 AM   #5
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I store the tuna pkgs in the frig. I want it cold, too.
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Old 10-12-2006, 11:05 AM   #6
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I buy the huge cans...divide it up and freeze it. Then when I want some just microwave until it's defrosted which is about a minute. It's always cold that way. I didnt' even think of freezing tuna until last year when I read it somewhere. (this is just the tuna...not tuna with the mayo). I thought this might help someone who doesn't use the whole can at a time.
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Old 10-12-2006, 12:01 PM   #7
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Been doing it for years with no problem.
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Old 10-12-2006, 04:24 PM   #8
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At work, we keep the canned tuna in the walk-in fridge all the time. That way, when we mix it with the mayo we also keep in there, we are sure it's at 40 degrees when it goes out into the deli station.

Make sure the can is clean before you put it into the fridge, and then wipe the top before you use the can opener. If it's got condensation on it, the moisture can rust your opener.
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Old 11-02-2006, 03:20 PM   #9
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Just as long as the can is not opened.
If it's opened, it can become poisonous.
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Old 11-02-2006, 06:55 PM   #10
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The nursing home where I work keeps their canned tuna in the walk-in. I'm not sure why. I'm just happy that they stopped storing the fresh tomatoes in there, too. I've been fussing about it for several weeks. They finally started keeping them in the pantry about a week ago.
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