The doctor explained how to determine the staleness of frozen fish and meat 12:06

It can be difficult to determine the freshness of frozen fish and meat because they often have no smell. This is about RuNews24 said St. St. Petersburg infectious diseases doctor Victoria Lazaryuk.

“You can check the freshness of frozen fish and meat with the following methods. You need to pierce them with a heated knife. If an unpleasant odor comes from the cut, the product is not suitable for consumption. Thawed fish should be placed in the palm of your hand. If the head and tail are drooping, the decay process has already begun. The expert stated that this test is called “acrobat test”.

Eating spoiled frozen food can be dangerous, especially if it has been thawed and refrozen, he said. Lazaryuk explained that for this reason, the toxic substance histamine accumulates in fish and this can cause allergic reactions. In addition, the doctor added that thawed fish and meat immediately begin to multiply harmful microorganisms.

Boris Lapytov, chef of the Danube Bar restaurant, previously said “” about how to find the freshest tuna. According to him, first of all, it is necessary to pay attention to the mucous membrane of the fish. The expert explained that if it is present, this is a sure sign that the fish “has had time to lie down.”

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Source: Gazeta


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