Food Safety during power outages

Summer brings with it with high temperatures, storms and extreme weather conditions. Unfortunately, during these periods the power grid can fail us.

During power failure (blackout), it’s important to act quickly and ensure that good food safety practices are followed to minimise the risk of food poisoning. It’s critical to maintain temperature control of all potentially hazardous food. The most important thing is to try to keep refrigerated and frozen food cold.

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