Q&A: How Will I Know if My Milk Is Spoiled?

How can you tell when frozen milk has gone bad?
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ByErin van Vuuren
Updated
Jan 2017
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Just like any sort of milk, you can tell it’s bad when it stinks. (And if you still aren’t sure, you can always taste a few drops.) As a general rule, frozen milk will stay good in a chest-style deep freezer for six months to a year; in a freezer attached to a refrigerator (with a separate door) for three to six months or in a freezer compartment inside a refrigerator for up to two weeks.

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