Originally Posted by Oldyote
If it were me and assuming that I really didn't know how long the meat was sitting above 40 degrees I'd throw it out. But I'm a little weird about that stuff.
Yeah, since you waited 30 minutes before checking, you have no way of knowing what the temperature was at it's peak, and how long it may have been in the danger zone.
If a freezer full of meat is all you lost, you are pretty fortunate, compared to thousands of other people.