What To Do When the Power Goes Out

When to Save and When to Throw Out: A guide to what can be kept and what can be discarded from frozen and refrigerated food after the power comes back on. Revised Sept 2006:

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Guidelines for maintaining cold food storage during power outages: created by the Macomb County Health Department. Revised May 2004: PDF format

Emergency Management: Emergency Action Plans for Retail Food Establishments: A guide distributed by the Michigan Department of Agriculture with practical guidelines for responding to emergencies, power outages, and natural disaster.
Available for download in multiple languages: PDF format