Sausages and Food Safety
|Sausage Storage Chart|
|Type of Sausage||Refrigerator - Unopened||Freezer|
|Fresh Sausage, uncooked||1 to 2 days unopened or opened||1 to 2 months|
|Fresh Sausage, after cooking by consumer||(not applicable)||2 to 3 months|
|Hard/Dry Sausage||Whole, 6 weeks in pantry; indefinitely in refrigerator.||1 to 2 months|
In this manner, how long can you use sausage after the expiration date?
After sausages are purchased, they may be refrigerated for 1 to 2 days - the "sell-by" date on the package may expire during that storage period, but the sausages will remain safe to use after the sell by date if they has been properly stored.
How long can you eat sausage after sell by date?
Pork Expiration Date
|Fresh Pork Loin lasts for||1-2 Days||6-8 Months|
|Pork Sausage lasts for||3-4 Days||6-8 Months|
|Cooked Pork Shoulder/Loin/Chops/Sausage last for||7 Days||6-8 Months|
How long can you keep cooked sausage in the fridge?
Properly stored, cooked sausages will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator. To further extend the shelf life of cooked sausages, freeze them; freeze in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags, or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or freezer wrap.