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Had a couple bags of frozen blueberries. Put them in the fridge to thaw. They've been in the fridge for several weeks. Can I still cook with them?

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I strongly believe it's no good any more.

Update after hearing some comments [2nd update]

When u see liquid in the bag, it means the temp is usually above zero C which means it isn't the ideal temp for frozen berries.

I think it's usually quite ok to keep in the fridge for a few days, but not weeks

[3rd update] I am sorry for whatever confused I caused and I removed the comments about liquid in my previous answer to avoid confusion when people see this post in the future. Anyway, I found a box of forzen berries and here is what the pack suggests.

Please don't eat the berries if they are in the fridge for more than a few days

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I don't know if I agree with this. Depending on how well they were kept frozen, there could very well be an accumulation of juice when they thaw even if they are perfectly good. –  Sobachatina Nov 5 '10 at 13:13
    
@Sobachatina: Agreed, even with the most careful home freezing, you're going to have some ruptured cell walls which leads to liquid loss when you thaw, no matter what you do. –  stephennmcdonald Nov 5 '10 at 13:30
    
But the original post said it was in the fridge for weeks, so I cannot see how it's still good –  Foodrules Nov 5 '10 at 13:46
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@Foodrules - To be clear- I agree with you that they are probably not still good. I objected only to the statement that liquid in the bag would indicate that they are bad. –  Sobachatina Nov 5 '10 at 13:49
    
Sorry I kept missing about explaining why liquid is such a big deal here. When u see liquid in the bag, it means the temp is usually above zero C which means it isn't the ideal temp for frozen berries. I think the package of frozen berries asks to keep it below -4 C at most. Therefore, liquid in the bag is such a big deal. –  Foodrules Nov 5 '10 at 13:58
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Trust your nose.

But I suspect they will be long dead - fermented/rotted

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