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.
Jun 30, 2012 ... WASHINGTON – Power outages that last days mean you will ... Dry ice is also
another way to keep your food cold if you don't have any power.
Jul 2, 2012 ... For the Freezer section: A freezer that is half full will hold food safely for up to 24
hours. ... Are Any Condiments Safe to Keep After a Power Outage? .... A block of
a water-filled frozen carton will last 5x as long as a bag of ice ...
While the power is out, keep the refrigerator and freezer doors ... For the Freezer
section: A freezer that is half full will hold food safely for up to 24 hours. ... and
determining if your food is safe after a power outage:.
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.
Oct 29, 2012 ... With the East Coast bracing for the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, an estimated eight
to 10 million people are expected to lose power. And with ...
Food Safety During Power Outages and Emergencies ... An unopened
refrigerator will keep foods cold enough for a couple of hours at least. A freezer
that is half ...
Oct 20, 2011 ... According to the USDA Web site, a refrigerator will keep food from spoiling ... as
the cause of the outage and how long it takes to restore power.
Ice: Placing ice around your food in a cooler will ensure that it will stay cold. ... in
the refrigerator and freezer no matter how long the power has been out. ... Follow
these steps to help keep food safe during power outages or when the freezer or ...
Mar 12, 2012 ... If there is a power outage, refrigerator and freezer thermometers will ... to keep
the food at a safe temperature if the power will be out for long ...