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In your experience, how long will vacuum packed fish keep in the refrigerator?

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Curious as to your own experiences, not what the government or some bureaucrat says, or even what the package states.

And does it make a difference if the fish had been previously frozen before being vacuum sealed and packed?


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  1. From fresh to quick vacuum packed hard frozen, 30% deduct. From thawing vacuum packed to fridge, 10% deduct every 12 hours. You know how to interpolate and extrapolate, Ipse. From Friday rush hour where you work, until Sunday football kick-off when you relax, it becomes cat food..:)

    1. I concur with Veggo, except that I wouldn't feed past due fish to my cats no matter how much they beg me.

      1. If its very fresh when you cryovac'd it, and its kept very cold, I'd say a week to maybe 10 days.