Spring has officially arrived here in Buffalo and Rochester – time to break out your propane grill and start thinking about all the warm weather activities you have patiently waited for during our winter hibernation period.
But spring can also bring some wicked weather and power outages our way – outages that can easily spoil several hundred dollars worth of food if we’re not properly prepared.
The good news is that if you act quickly, you can keep your food fresh for as long as possible. Here are 10 pointers courtesy of Food Safety News that will help you keep your food safe to eat during a springtime power outage:
To learn more about emergency food safety, visit the United States Department of Agriculture website.
Be prepared for a spring power outage with dry ice from Irish Carbonic – available as blocks, rice, or pellets. We have plenty on hand to keep your food fresh for days – contact us today to learn more.