It’s important to be aware that food that has not been refrigerated can cause severe health problems.

Remember that: Items in a full freezer will stay frozen for about two days with the door kept closed;in a half-full freezer, for about one day.

Refrigerated foods can keep for up to four hours.

Discard any perishable refrigerated foods that have been above 40 degrees F for more than two hours.

Discard any food with an unusual odor, color or texture. Remember: “When in doubt, throw it out.”