Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Number 1 Tip of the Day: If In Doubt, Throw It Out

As power slowly comes back on for households across our region, the issue that could have the greatest impact is the unsafe condition of perishable food.

The best advice: "if in doubt, throw it out." Given that it's now Wednesday, and that even food in a full freezer should generally be discarded after 48 hours without power, all perishable food is at this point well past being safely edible. Discard it.

For more information, read our Health Department's release here:

And the Enquirer has a good story on this as well:

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