MECHANICSVILLE, VA (WWBT) - A hurricane is one thing, but how we react to what is left behind is another. Doctors across the region are dealing with a number of different problems that cropped in the aftermath.
In Mechanicsville, Dr. Ruth Latham is warning about food poisoning.
Food left in a fridge, without power, may be contaminated by bacteria or a virus.
Some vulnerable foods include: dairy (milk, yogurt, soft cheese, and mayonnaise), deli meats, poultry, seafood, eggs, and raw meats.
Discard vulnerable foods that have been stored in a warm refrigerator or a defrosting freezer.
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