How Long Can You Refrigerate Raw Meat?

Introducing Ask the Eagle, where I’ll be answering your questions about everything from hunting to butchering to marriage. This week, Steve wants to know how long I’ll leave raw meat in the fridge before tossing it out.

Have a question of your own? You can write to me asktheeagle@themeateater.com.

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