Power Outage: What You Need to Know

Stuff You Might Need to Throw Out

If you have meat or poultry in your fridge that’s been thawing for more than two hours at a temperature above 40ºF, then you should probably get rid of it. This rule also applies to a lot of other foods you might be keeping in your fridge — like pizza, salads, soups, deli meats, hot dogs, and dairy products.

Review Date: 
February 18, 2016

Last Updated:
February 18, 2016