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After power outage, is your food safe?

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Following the recent power outages, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are reminding consumers and food businesses to discard any refrigerated and frozen foods that may have lost refrigeration for more than four hours.

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Consumers should remember:

Refrigerated food should be safe as long as the power was out for no more than four hours. Keep the door closed as much as possible to keep the cold air inside the unit.

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