Be Prepared with info & an Emergency Kit
In an Emergency Find out how to keep food safe during and after an emergency, such as a flood, fire, national disaster, or the loss of power. Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency (USDA) The basics on ensuring food safety during a flood, fire, national disaster, or the loss of power. Emergency Preparedness (USDA) Provides materials, including videos and podcasts, on ensuring food safety during emergencies. Food and Water Safety During Hurricanes, Power Outages, and Floods (FDA) Proper safety precautions to keep food and water safe. Food Safety for Consumers Returning Home After a Hurricane and/or Flooding (FDA) How to deal with food, water, and food preparation areas after flooding. Hurricanes and Floods - Key Tips for Consumers About Food and Water Safety (FDA) What to do when flooding occurs. Power Outages - Key Tips for Consumers About Food Safety (FDA) What to do when the power goes out and when it is restored. Keep Food and Water Safe After a Disaster or Emergency (CDC) Includes tips for making water safe to drink and storing food. Food, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Information for Use Before and After a Disaster or Emergency (CDC) Chart: Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save and When to Throw Out Is food in the refrigerator safe during a power outage? Use this chart to find out. Chart: Frozen Food and Power Outages: When to Save and When to Throw Out Is thawed or partially thawed food in the freezer safe to eat? Use this chart as a guide.