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Hamburger meat can last in the refigerator for about 7 hours..

The above answer is completely incorrect....a basic example is

If you buy (unfrozen)hamburger meat on April 10th and the (sell by/use by) date on the package says April 12th then your hamburger meat will last for 2 days in your refrigerator providing the temperature is at 40-45*F.

It may well still be good one day after that date,however to be safe go by the date on the package...((if the hamburger meat is brought home and immediately frozen then it can remain good for up to 3 months possibly more depending on how its packaged)))

For hamburger meat that has been fully cooked and then placed in the refrigerator such as a meatloaf,burgers,meatballs,sloppy joes,ect... then it will remain safe to eat the following day...provided the temperature is kept at


Frozen hamburger that is taken out and placed in the refrigerator to thaw for cooking should be used no later than the next day..because..the thawing process causes unnecessary water to form inside the package of meat and leaving it any longer than 18-24 hours could cause problems...

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