For some of us it’s thunderstorm season–and that can mean occasional power outages. Have you ever wondered about how long things are “safe” in your refrigerator or freezer? I suspect that many of us don’t have that information, but we really should.
- information about food safety in a power outage from FoodSafety.gov, including when to save and when to throw out foods.
It’s also the season for picnics and outdoor eating, vacations where we’ll take along food for travel; here are some links that relate to summertime food safety as well.
- some summertime safety information for vacations and outdoor activities
- about food poisoning and its various causes
- basic food safety in shopping, storing, cooking, and leftovers.