Strict temperature control is used in conjunction with modified atmosphere to extend the shelf life of our food. Upon preparation, the food is quickly chilled to 34F before using MAP. After packaging, the food is kept in refrigerator before shipment. Sufficient insulation and ice packs are used to ensure the inside of the box is kept below 40F during the shipment to your door. Be sure to keep the food refrigerated upon receiving. Freeze any food that is not consumed within 7 days.