Yesterday I hit a notice in my local mall saying (my own Polish->English translation):

Bread, rolls and other baking made out of previously frozen raw-cake. Don't deep-freeze again!

Should I read and understand it literally?

For how long I reach past with my memory, both my mother and now my wife (for the entire period of our marriage) were purchasing more (sometimes way more) breads, rolls etc. than just for the current usage and they were deep-freezing obsolete part "for future usage".

I've been eating previously deep-frozen bread for years. Now, it seems I was doing something bad.

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    Hey, if you've been doing it for years, what information do you need from Seasoned Advice? Seems like you already know the answer.
    – FuzzyChef
    Commented Aug 5, 2019 at 22:31
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    Is it possible that your translation is incorrect? I can see that re-freezing previously frozen bread etc might be a problem (mostly with drying out rather than food safety), but I don't think freezing bread baked from previously frozen raw dough would hurt, unless the bread etc you are buying is still raw dough and then you are attempting to re-freeze.
    – bob1
    Commented Aug 5, 2019 at 23:15
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    I agree with @bob1 It kinda sounds like its talking about repeated freezing and thawing... though I still don't know why that would merit a warning, I'd expect poor quality, not a lack of safety, from that kind of treatment.
    – Megha
    Commented Aug 7, 2019 at 2:50
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    @FuzzyChef I've been doing it for years, but only recently I was warned that I might be doing this all wrong. I wanted Seasoned Advice to confirm or reject my suspicions.
    – trejder
    Commented Aug 7, 2019 at 7:13
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    @trejder always trust your own tested experience over the opinions of a bunch of strangers on the Internet.
    – FuzzyChef
    Commented Aug 7, 2019 at 17:53


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