• Keeping food safe during power outages; be prepared to be safe

    4 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Winter storm Izzy has made its way across the eastern United States stranding many in heaps of snow, and leading to thousands of power outages. Among all the other concerns caused by the weather, food safety can become a critical issue. Without power, it's important to take certain precautions to take care of food, so food poisoning isn't added to the list of problems.
    Follow these tips from the Food and Drug Administration to keep your food safe:
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