Help! My Refrigerator or Freezer Stopped Working. Is My Food Safe?

First Paragraph:
Power failures, doors left open, and appliance breakdowns are reasons for a refrigerator or a freezer to stop working properly. When this occurs, the quality and safety of food or beverages in your refrigerator or freezer is in question. You need to decide if the food is safe.
Tags:
Refrigerator; freezer; frozen food; food safety
Publication Number:
FS1178
Author(s):
Daryl Minch
Publisher:
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
Date Published:
3/21/2012
Number of pages:
6

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences