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How can I tell if the food in my refrigerator or freezer is safe to eat?

Frances Largeman-Roth, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
The best way to tell if food in your fridge or freezer is safe to eat is to rely on COT: color, odor and texture. Watch registered dietician Frances Largeman-Roth explain why these factors are good indicators of whether or not your food is spoiled.

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