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Fresh duck should be odor-free and have clean skin with no pinfeathers. Frozen duck should have a plump breast and be wrapped in an airtight package.
Prep & Store
Refrigerate fresh duck in is original wrapping, over-wrapped with aluminum foil, for up to two days. Freeze fresh duck if you do not plan to cook it within two days of purchase.
Duck should always be cooked until well done with an internal temperature of at least 165°F (74°C).
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