Due to recent power outages in the Lincoln Trail District Health Department region, there are safety concerns consumers should be made aware of during outages.
Refrigeration units and freezers containing potentially hazardous foods such as meats, poultry, dairy products, butter, cheese, eggs, fish, cooked vegetables, etc. may not maintain refrigerated/frozen temperatures for a long period of time. These potentially hazardous foods must be kept cold or frozen to protect the products from spoilage.
Here are some helpful hints: