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Beach-Bound? How to Pack a Cooler So Food Stays Safe
Posted By Candy Sagon On July 22, 2013 @ 4:22 pm In Health Talk | Comments Disabled
Packing up the car for a beach or lake vacation ? Keep food safe by making sure your cooler stays cold enough during the drive.
The key is keeping food below 40 degrees F. so that bacteria can’t grow, say the food safety experts  at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Follow their handy cooler checklist and you’ll truly be able to chill out:
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