Jun 21, 2012 ... A refrigerator will keep food cold for about four hours if the door is kept closed. ...
If your freezer is not full, group packages so they form an “igloo” to protect ... If the
power is going to be out for a long time, buy dry or block ice to ...
The refrigerator: how long will foods remain safe without power? ... cookies and
muffins, certain hard cheeses, whole (not cut) fruits and vegetables. ... Keep the
refrigerator door closed as much as possible to maintain the cold temperature.
Jan 19, 2016 ... Have coolers on hand to keep refrigerated food cold if the power will be ... Store
all of these in the freezer for future use in the refrigerator or in ... Refrigerated food
should be safe as long as the power was out for no more than ...
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 ... leftovers,
fresh meat and poultry that you may not need immediately -- this ...
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.
Perishable foods including milk, meat and eggs should not be stored above 40 ...
An unopened refrigerator will keep foods cold enough for a couple of hours at ...
Oct 29, 2012 ... “It is important to keep our food safe when the power goes out to prevent ... If they
stay sealed, your fridge can keep food cold for about four hours, ... hours, no
matter what their appearance or odor (and never taste the food).
www.health.nt.gov.au/library/scripts/objectifyMedia.aspx?file=pdf/28/59.pdf&siteID=1&str_title=Food safety during power outages.pdf
NO. 100.1. FOOD SAFETY DURING POWER OUTAGES. FAST FACTS. • Keep
your ... A closed refrigerator should keep your food cool for 4 to 6 hours. ...
Record the time the power outage starts, so you know how long your food has
Mar 12, 2012 ... Be sure to carefully inspect all food items and do not eat any food you ... An
unopened refrigerator will keep food cold for about 4 hours. ... to keep the food at
a safe temperature if the power will be out for long periods of time.
Dec 23, 2013 ... Much of that depends on how long your power has been out, and ... A refrigerator
, meanwhile, will stay keep food cold for four hours, as long as it isn't opened. ...
Keep in mind that food contaminated with bacteria does not ...