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www.foodsafety.gov/blog/poweroutage.html

Jun 21, 2012 ... The bad news is that it doesn't take a hurricane to knock power out. Spring and summer storms often do it very effectively.But, even when the ... A refrigerator will keep food cold for about four hours if the door is kept closed.

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Is food in the refrigerator safe during a power outage? It should be safe as long as power is out no more than 4 hours. Keep the door closed as much as possible  ...

www.thekitchn.com/heres-what-to-keep-and-throw-out-after-a-power-outage-223425

Sep 12, 2017 ... You should be prepared for a power outage, including setting the refrigerator to the proper ... How Long Refrigerated Food Is Safe to Eat.

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The power's out and you' ve got a fridge full of food. So you naturally start to worry about what s still safe to eat. But how can you tell? Here, the answers to your ...

www.fda.gov/food/resourcesforyou/consumers/ucm076881.htm

Freeze containers of water for ice to help keep food cold in the freezer, ... Refrigerated food should be safe as long as the power was out for no more than 4 ...

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Oct 29, 2012 ... Whether it's a hurricane or a run-of-the-mill power failure, one major area of ... will keep food cold for about four hours without power, as long as you ... keep food cold in freezer, refrigerator, or coolers in case of power outage.

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Aug 29, 2011 ... But, the refrigerator will only keep food safely cold for about four hours if unopened during a power outage, according to the USDA.

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Aug 12, 2014 ... Experts say keeping the freezer and refrigerator doors shut during a power outage is a crucial part of making the food inside last longer. But for ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/29/power-outage-food-safety-hurricane-sandy_n_2039351.html

Oct 29, 2012 ... If they stay sealed, your fridge can keep food cold for about four hours, and ... For a full list of tips on food safety in the event of a power outage, ...