Power Outage Food Safety for Schools
Protect students from foodborne illness
The loss of power can pose serious health and safety issues at school food facilities. In the event of a power outage, school food facilities must do the following to protect the safety of students, and stay in compliance with food requirements:
2. Prepare for a power outage by creating a Foodservice Emergency Readiness Plan that include the following:
3. Remember: When in doubt, throw it out!
4. Contact Environmental Health Services at (650) 372-6200 with any food safety questions.