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Leftover Savvy

How soon after cooking should you place leftovers in the fridge to make sure they’re safe to eat later? These answers may surprise you.

Ever wonder how long to leave leftovers on the counter?  

Watch this short video by registered dietitian Elizabeth Weiss to learn about storing leftovers and other food safety tips.   

More information on Food Safety can be found on the USDA website.  Or visit Foodsafety.gov which is the gateway of food safety information by various government agencies.

Help children learn about food safety by downloading this activity book .

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