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Attention Freezer Owners: In case of power outage, DO NOT Open!

Ella Mae Bard, C.F.C.S. Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Knox County

"Sooner or later there will be a problem. It might be a winter ice storm or summer wind and rain. There are also questions about food safety when the freezer fails or is accidentally unplugged.

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If at all possible, wait until power is on before opening the freezer door. Each door opening increases the interior temperature and decreases the time foods will hold safely without power."

Link: http://ohioline.osu.edu/home/freezer.html

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