Quoting Salad Fingers:" 3 days seems like a lot. If you're unsure and want to play it safe, maybe pick off the brown bits and just use the pink part? Also, I believe if you were smelling rotten meat, you would know."It doesn't have to smell rotten to be full of bacteria.
Quoting ℳary ℐane:" It doesn't have to smell rotten to be full of bacteria. "
Quoting MommaSav2:" <blockquote><b>Quoting CerealMakerWife♥:</b>" Beef is suppose to be brown. They ... [snip!] ... days."</blockquote> Umm that's not true. Fresh beef is red/pink. If you get it right after its slaughtered it's RED."