Refreezing Thawed Cheese

We had a power outage for several days. Can I refreeze shredded cheese?

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September 29, 20170 found this helpful
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My family has just gone through hurricane Irma and we had power outages for several days. Most food that requires refrigeration it is usually best to throw it away.

I had a freezer full of food that made it through the power outage as I was fully prepared to save this food but almost all food in my refrigerator was thrown away.

I believe the health department advises to discard anything that has milk or milk byproducts. Some items that are pickled may still be safe but why take a chance.

I agree with other responders - throw all of it away and start new.

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September 29, 20170 found this helpful

If that cheese was unrefrigerated, as I assume it was, the answer is no.

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September 29, 20170 found this helpful

No throw it away it is not worth getting very ill with food poisoning.

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September 29, 20170 found this helpful

The only way it's ever safe is if the cheese still contains ice crystals or is at 40F or below, which I highly doubt in your case. Please throw out.

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October 15, 20170 found this helpful

No, you cannot and still maintain the original consistency. The cheese is safe to consume, but would be best used in a casserole or sauce.

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