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    Food gone bad: Hours without power leads RGV resident to throw away refrigerator food for safety

    HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — Many Rio Grande Valley residents affected by the power outages had to throw away food. The Hidalgo County Health Department shares some tips on how to spot spoiled food. As Texas moves past freezing temperatures, grocery stores face delayed restocks Like so many who lost power, Renee Sanchez Leal of Edinburg had to throw out all of the food in her refrigerator when she lost power during the winter storm. “When the power went out, it was out for about 12 hours. I was not about to take chances. I didn’t know what the hospital situation   Read More

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    Food distributions met with delays, challenges

    CALAIS — Healthy Acadia would like to express their gratitude to the dedicated volunteers from the Calais Fire Department, the Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry and to Calais High School students Cameron Kelley, Tristan Seavey, Zachary Wentworth, Sophie McVicar, and Nedra Bassett for stepping up beyond the call of duty to overcome food box distribution challenges on Feb. 25. The truck scheduled to deliver community food boxes from the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program for distribution to Calais area residents was 90 minutes late in arriving. The fire department helped to manage the long line of vehicles as   Read More

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