- Keep frozen at all times.
- After opening, place plastic wrap over the surface of exposed ice cream before re-closing the package; this will minimize the formation of ice crystals and prevent the loss of texture.
- If ice cream thaws completely, discard it- do not refreeze, as harmful bacteria may develop.
- Freezer time shown is for best quality only - foods kept constantly frozen at 0℉ will keep safe indefinitely.
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