• Nebraska Extension Service warns consumers against storing food outdoors

    15 days ago - By Food Safety

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Service is warning consumers against storing perishable foods outdoors this winter.
    Extremely cold weather is hitting much of the Northern U.S. this week and despite the sub-freezing weather, it's best to keep food in the refrigerator or freezer.
    The Nebraska Extension Service urges consumers to understand the potential health risks of improperly chilling food which is to be eaten later. There are true risks when food is stored in unconventional methods.
    Refrigeration is vital
    Perishable foods like meat, eggs, dairy products, cut fruit and...
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