Yes I have, and I have decided it could be either thing. I have most certainly purchased meat in cryo and found it was bad, got that yuck funk smell. I also bought a bag of charcoal this year that made ribs, pork shoulder, even steak taste bad. It is now in the compost pile.
I'm feeling bearish, and I'm packing a Wusthof Grand Brisket slicer from MABA
"perhaps...but then again...maybe not..."