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Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

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How to Keep Safe When the Power Goes Out

Food spoilage can be a serious problem when refrigerators and freezers lose power. Consumers can help avoid food spoilage and food poisoning by making sure foods stay properly refrigerated during a power outage.

During a power outage:

  • Keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed and open them only when necessary.
  • A full freezer will stay at freezing temperatures for 48 hours if the door remains closed. A half-full freezer will stay at freezing temperatures for up to 24 hours if the door remains closed.
  • Use a food thermometer to check the temperature of your food before you cook or eat it. Throw away any food that has a temperature of more than 40°F.
  • If power is restored within two hours, items in the refrigerator should be safe to eat.

For more information, visit our Perishable Foods section at HomeFoodSafety.org.

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