If you’re planning a picnic or cookout to enjoy the warm weather, be sure to follow this guide to ensure you are storing your food safely!
Packing a feast to-go for an outdoor celebration? It is important to be aware of just how long can foods be stored before they go bad. Follow this simple guide to ensure your food is safe and tasty days later:
Proper storage also helps reduce the risk of foodborne illness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in 6 people gets sick by consuming contaminated food and beverages. Common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. To prevent foodborne illness, follow the steps below.
Remember, no matter how long leftovers have been in your refrigerator or freezer, when in doubt – throw it out! Happy picnicking!
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