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If your home experiences a temporary power outage, here are some key reminders to keep your food out of the Danger Zone.
Rising temperatures bring food safety risks. During warm weather it’s even more important to make sure your food is safe by keeping it “cool for the summer.”
Here are some food safety tips so you can enjoy your restaurant leftovers without getting foodborne illness.
Wash hands, utensils and surfaces often. Germs can spread and survive in many places.
Raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs can spread germs to ready-to-eat foods, so keep them separate.
Cook to the right temperature. Ensure that foods are cooked safely by always using a food thermometer.
Refrigerate promptly. Bacteria that cause food poisoning multiply quickest between 40°F and 140°F.