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Make Sure Food Is Safe
Frozen or refrigerated foods warmed above 40 degrees for more than two hours may not be safe to eat. Discard most food that has contacted floodwater.
Flooded Foods
What foods to discard and what foods to save.
Foods in the Refrigerator or Freezer
If floodwaters enter your freezer or refrigerator, dispose of all food except those sealed in metal airtight cans.
When Food Has Thawed
You may refreeze some foods safely if they still contain ice crystals or if they have been kept at 40 degrees F or below. If the temperature has been above 40 F for more than 2 hours, throw food away.

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