What is Freezer Burn?

published 7 years ago by Neptune Studios

Why do ice cubes shrink, ice cream get frosty, and vegetables dry out in the freezer? FREEZER BURN!

This podcast is brought to you by science alert the Facebook page that connects engages and inspire science enthusiasts worldwide follow us at Facebook.com slash science alert or science alert.com. Have you ever noticed that meat or vegetables or ice cream left too long in the freezer develop earlier frosty ice on their service and when eaten there kind of dry and this is freezer burn and it happens because ice in the frozen food supplements that is the water changes directly from a solid to a gas rather than first melting and then evaporating unlike regular frost also called for frost which warms when water vapor that's already in the air freezes into crystals on top of something called the frost in freezer burn comes from frozen water in the food itself that's why freezer burn happens less to flower and not stand to vegetables and meat and ice cream which contain more water and the ultimate effect is that water is transferred from inside the food. Outside the food. Still safe. You're basically. Is drying. Although the food might also I ...

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