Food Safety During a Disaster - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Food Safety During a Disaster

Did you know that a flood, fire, national disaster, or the loss of power from high winds, snow, or ice could jeopardize the safety of your food? Knowing how to determine if food is safe and how to keep food safe will help minimize the potential loss of food and reduce the risk of foodborne illness.

  • Wash hands frequently.
  • Wash surfaces often that hold food.
  • Throw out food that may be unsafe.
  • Only use water that is known to be safe.

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Updated Monday, July 02, 2018 at 09:28AM