For this reason, you should always put a coin in your freezer

If Only We Had Known Sooner

Have you ever come home to find your digital clock flashing the wrong time? You quickly realize that a power outage may have occurred while you were away, but it’s almost impossible to know when it happened or how long it lasted. And what if we can’t discover it through the digital clock? The power outage itself may not be that bad, but it could bring annoying consequences for your health.

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Usually, we don’t even realize if there has been a power outage, or if our fridge is malfunctioning. You think it’s not so bad until you consider your health. For example, if your freezer is packed with meat, this could have serious consequences. You should never refreeze thawed meat! But what if we don’t know this happened, and still eat it? It could be extremely dangerous for your health. It seems impossible to find out whether your freezer has thawed during this time, or if it is malfunctioning. Or is it?