Dealing with a power outage and unrefrigerated food

Jul 9 2012 - 1:38pm


Following are some tips for dealing with power outages and food spoilage:

* A fully packed, free-standing freezer (that has remained closed) will stay at acceptably cold temperatures for two to four days.

* Place dry ice, a block of ice or several frozen gel packs in a well-insulated cooler for perishables.


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