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The power is back. Now what to do with perishable goods?

The power outage that left the Old Market and parts of downtown Omaha without power Sunday and Monday didn't last longer than 24 hours.

But now that the power is back, those affected should think twice before celebrating with pizza and a beer – at least if it comes from their refrigerator.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, most perishable items should be thrown out if the fridge temperature rises above 40 degrees for longer than two hours. Other items will keep longer.

Flip through the slideshow below to find out what you can keep and what should be tossed.




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