How To: Prevent food going to waste during loadshedding

The ongoing loadshedding is inconvenient for South Africans in many ways, one of which is food in the fridge thawing and going off. The #WeekendBreakfast duo pick up tips on how to preserve your food:

1. Keep your meats refrigerated, buy meat in small quantities

  1. Micro-organisms can mutate really fast - avoid over-purchase of perishable food items
  2. Keep the fridge doors closed while the power is out

Aubrey Parsons works with the South African Association for Food Science and Technologists, he explains why while 2 hours of load-shedding isn't cause to worry about the food in the fridge being spoilt it's important to take these precautions.

Listen to Aubrey's inteview with the Weekend Breakfast team below:

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