Written by Lavonne Meyer (former SDSU Extension Food Safety Field Specialist).
Flood, fire, national disaster, or the loss of power from high winds, snow or ice could jeopardize the safety of your food and water. Knowing how to determine if food or water is safe and how to keep it safe will help minimize the potential loss of food and reduce the risk of food-borne illness.
- Power Outages & Food in Your Freezer
- Emergency Food Supplies During/After Winter Storms
- Storing Water for Emergencies
- What Consumers Need to Know About Food and Water Safety During Hurricanes, Power Outages, and Floods | FDA
- Keeping Food Safe during an Emergency | USDA
- USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Emergencies | USDA