A study has found that 40 percent of adults 60 and older did not discard perishable items in the refrigerator or frozen foods that thawed after an outage of 24 hours or longer. (Credit: iStock)
With Sandy wreaking havoc on Long Island, here are some guidelines for keeping food safe over the next 72 hours, or until power is restored. For more information, click on this link to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service: http://ow.ly/eQYxv
LAST MINUTE ADVICE BEFORE YOU LOSE POWER
Water: It’s good to have plenty of clean water on hand so while everything is still working,...
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