Power Outage Food Safety Tips

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 27, 2005

CONTACT: Communication Office
802-863-7281

BURLINGTON - With many Vermonters out of power, the Vermont Department of Health has the following tips about food safety.

About food in a freezer:

About food in a refrigerator/freezer:

About thawed food:

Finally, the best advice is “if in doubt, throw it out.”