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Bolton Interviewed on Food Safety and Power Outages

In a Portland Press Herald article, Jason Bolton, University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator and statewide food safety specialist, offered food safety advice for when power outages decommission refrigerators and freezers. Bolton said milk products, in particular, can develop dangerous bacteria and pathogens. He referred to an age-old adage — when in doubt, throw it out — as a general rule of thumb.

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University of Maine Cooperative Extension

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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail:
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Orono, Maine 04469
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