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Is Food In The Refrigerator And Freezer Safe To Eat After A Power Failure?

Your power is out. What should you do with all that food in your fridge and freezer? The Basic Rules For Leftovers According to the March 2010 edition of the Nutrition Action Healthletter (Center for Science in the Public Interest), you should follow these general rules: The mantra is:  2 Hours–2 Inches–4 Days 2 Hours […]

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Leftover Dilemma: Can I Eat It Or Should I Toss It?

You know the feeling:  you’re standing in front of your open refrigerator. There’s a mess of containers in there. Move ‘em around. Discovery: A mystery plastic container all the way in the back; a couple of Chinese food take-out containers; some oddly shaped tin-foil packages. Don’t you wonder what’s in them? With some trepidation you […]

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