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How To Tell if Ground Turkey is Bad

Need to know how to tell if your ground turkey is bad? Ground turkey does have a decent shelf life, but like all packaged meats, better safe than sorry.

Despite all your best efforts to store it correctly, sometimes you just have to make to toss it. Here are some tips to help!

If it has any sort of smell, then it is not ok to eat. Raw turkey doesn’t smell.

Signs When Ground Turkey Is Bad

When the texture becomes slimy in any way, then don’t hesitate to toss it.

The freshest raw ground turkey has a light pink color or very lightly beige color depending on the type of turkey meat. 

What color should raw turkey be?

Fresh turkey really doesn’t have much of a smell to it at all. If anything, it has a lack of smell, just like extremely fresh white meat fish.

Is it ok if the turkey has a smell?

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