How long can chicken be safely frozen ?

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Chicken can be stored almost upto a year when frozen. The chicken must be placed in the deep freezer which is the coldest part of the refrigerator after being wrapped in an aluminium foil or a freezer wrap. For longer storage duration, immediate freezing may be practiced. The chicken must however be used within the 'Use by' or the 'Expiry date' mentioned on the chicken package. Here is the table containing storage information for freezing chicken :
Raw Whole Chicken 1-2 days 12 months
Raw Chicken Parts 1-2 days 9 months
Raw Ground Chicken 1-2 days 3-4 months
or Chicken Giblets
Foster Farms 1-2 days 9-12 months
Individually Frozen™ Chicken
Foster Farms 1-2 days 9-12 months
Cooked Chicken (Frozen)
Foster Farms 1-2 days 6-9 months
Fresh & Easy®
Foster Farms Good thru (if unopened)
Savory Servings® "use or freeze by" date 6-9 months
Cooked Whole Chicken 3-4 days 4 months
or Parts, Plain
Cooked Chicken Parts 1-2 days 6 months
With Gravy or Broth
Cooked Ground Chicken 1-2 days 1-3 months
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