Refreezing Previously Frozen Foods

Can cheese that has thawed out be refrozen? Can frozen pizza dough that has thawed out be refrozen?

By Marianne from Washington, NH

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January 20, 20110 found this helpful
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Nope, refreezing the dough again will kill the yeast. Freeze and thaw is a one time thing so only thaw what you need.

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January 19, 20111 found this helpful

Not according to a safe serve class (food service health dept.) that I just took.

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March 28, 20160 found this helpful

You should be able to refreeze cheese, but not the pizza dough.

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March 29, 20160 found this helpful

Keep in mind that anything you freeze and thaw, even if safe, will probably change in consistency. Freezing sucks moisture out of food, so thawing and refreezing can make foods dry or mushy.

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